-RBA
*Minnesota
*Duluth/North Shore
*April 12, 2017
*MNDU1704.12

-Birds mentioned
Ruddy Duck
Eurasian Collared-Dove
Wilson's Snipe
Greater Yellowlegs
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
American Three-toed Woodpecker
Tree Swallow
Winter Wren
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Hermit Thrush
Northern Mockingbird
Eurasian Tree Sparrow
Lapland Longspur
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Chipping Sparrow
Rusty Blackbird
-Transcript

Hotline: Minnesota, Duluth/North Shore
Date: April 12, 2017
Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU)
Reports: (218) 834-2858
Compiler: Jim Lind ([log in to unmask])

This is the Duluth Birding Report for April 12th, 2017 sponsored by the
Minnesota Ornithologists' Union.

A NORTHERN MOCKINGBIRD was found on the 10th by John Richardson at the
24th Street on Park Point, and it was still present on the 12th. The
EURASIAN COLLARED-DOVE is still being seen between 11th Street and 36th
Street on Park Point. Larry and Jan Kraemer saw a female RUDDY DUCK on
the 8th at Park Point.

Bob Jansen relocated the EURASIAN TREE SPARROW in Two Harbors on the 7th
at the ground feeder at South Avenue and Waterfront Drive near the Do
North pizzeria.

Two AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS have been reported by several
observers as recently as the 7th in northern St. Louis County along the
Johnson Road, east of the town of Cook.

Recent spring arrivals include WINTER WREN on the 2nd, CHIPPING SPARROW
on the 3rd, YELLOW-BELLIED SAPSUCKER and RUBY-CROWNED KINGLET on the
4th, WILSON'S SNIPE on the 7th, TREE SWALLOW, HERMIT THRUSH, LAPLAND
LONGSPUR, and YELLOW-RUMPED WARBLER on the 8th, GREATER YELLOWLEGS and
RUSTY BLACKBIRD on the 9th,

The next scheduled update of this report will be on or about Monday,
April 24th.

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.