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-RBA
*Minnesota
*Duluth/North Shore
*April 9, 2016
*MNDU1604.09

-Birds mentioned
Long-tailed Duck
Red-necked Grebe
Thayer's Gull
Iceland Gull
Glaucous Gull
Great Black-backed Gull
Short-eared Owl
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Tree Swallow
Bohemian Waxwing
-Transcript

Hotline: Minnesota, Duluth/North Shore
Date: April 9, 2016
Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU)
Reports: (218) 834-2858
Compiler: Jim Lind ([log in to unmask])

This is the Duluth Birding Report for April 9th, 2016 sponsored by the
Minnesota Ornithologists' Union.

John Richardson saw a SHORT-EARED OWL flying over Lake Superior on the
5th near the Sky Harbor Airport on Park Point. John also saw four
LONG-TAILED DUCKS on the 4th at Brighton Beach in Duluth. Twelve
LONG-TAILED DUCKS were still present on the 9th at Agate Bay in Two
Harbors

Peder Svingen saw three GREAT BLACK-BACKED GULLS and three THAYER'S
GULLS on the 8th on the Minnesota side of the Superior Entry. ICELAND
GULLS, GLAUCOUS GULLS, THAYER’S GULLS, and GREAT BLACK-BACKED GULLS
continue to be seen on Allouez Bay at Wisconsin Point.

Migrating BOHEMIAN WAXWINGS have been seen during the past week at
several locations throughout Duluth and up the North Shore to Duluth
Township.

Recent new arrivals in the area include YELLOW-BELLIED SAPSUCKER on the
2nd, TREE SWALLOW on the 3rd, and RED-NECKED GREBE on the 5th.

The next scheduled update of this report will be on Thursday, April
14th.

This report is compiled from MOU-net postings, local eBird checklists,
various Facebook group pages (some of which may require joining), and
personal contacts. Please follow the links below for the most up-to-date
information:

MOU-net: http:[log in to unmask]
eBird: http://ebird.org/ebird/places
Facebook group pages:
Minnesota Ornithologists Union:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/moumn.group/
Minnesota Birding: https://www.facebook.com/groups/mnbirding/
Minnesota Rare Bird Alert:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1570731239835376/
Northeast Minnesota Birding:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/177159692431348/
Sax-Zim Bog: https://www.facebook.com/groups/saxzimbog/
Duluth Phenology: https://www.facebook.com/groups/duluthphenology/

Information about bird sightings may be sent to the Duluth Rare Bird
Alert at [log in to unmask]

The Duluth Birding Report is sponsored and funded by the Minnesota
Ornithologists' Union (MOU) as a service to its members. For more
information on the MOU, write us c/o the Bell Museum, e-mail us at
[log in to unmask], or visit the MOU web site at moumn.org.