*Duluth/North Shore
*August 29, 2017

-Birds mentioned -Transcript

Hotline: Minnesota, Duluth/North Shore
Date: August 29, 2017
Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU)
Reports: (218) 834-2858
Compiler: Jim Lind ([log in to unmask])

This is the Duluth Birding Report for August 29th, 2017 sponsored by the Minnesota Ornithologists' Union.

A CAROLINA WREN was found on the 27th in Two Harbors along the old fence line to the west of the Edna G. tugboat at Agate Bay. The bird was still present on the 28th

John Richardson saw two BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPERS and seven other shorebird species on the 23rd at the Old Stella Jones Pier near Grassy Point in west Duluth. Jan and Larry Kraemer saw a WILSON'S PHALAROPE here on the 20th. John Richardson saw a BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER on the 24th at the Park Point Recreation Area and he saw a BLACK TERN there on the 22nd.

Mike Hendrickson saw a PARASITIC JAEGER fly over Esko on the 28th.

The next scheduled update of this report will be on or about Monday, September 4th.

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/

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