Minnesota Duluth/North Shore RBA

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*Duluth/North Shore
*August 4, 2011

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Hotline: Minnesota, Duluth/North Shore
Date: August 4, 2011
Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU)
Reports: (218) 834-2858
Compiler: Jim Lind (jslind@frontiernet.net)

This is the Duluth Birding Report for August 4th, 2011 sponsored by the Minnesota Ornithologists' Union.

Nine BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPERS were found by Jan Kraemer on the 1st at the Park Point Recreational Area ball fields. Mike Hendrickson saw 14 AMERICAN WHITE PELICANS fly over the Duluth Zoo on the 29th and a RED-BELLIED WOODPECKER on the 1st along Badger Street in the Billings Park neighborhood of Superior.

Dave Grosshuesch has found WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILLS during the past week at several spots in the Superior National Forest, including Isabella and Plouff Creek.

The next scheduled update of this report will be on Thursday, August 11th.

The telephone number of the Duluth Rare Bird Alert is 218-834-2858. Information about bird sightings may be left following the recorded message.

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, either write us c/o the Bell Museum, e-mail us at mou@moumn.org, or visit the MOU web site at moumn.org.

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