Bird Report: September 14, 2018
Northern Flicker and More
Welcome to the 6th season of weekly bird reports for the Brainerd Lakes Area. The weekly birding report for the Brainerd Lakes area is provided in partnership with Visit Brainerd and local guide and naturalist Judd Brink Owner and Guide of birdminnesota.com.
Birds observed this past week in the Brainerd Lakes area include: Trumpeter Swans, Mallard, Woodduck, Belted Kingfisher, Great-blue Heron, Canada Goose, Bluebird, Towhee, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Hummingbird, Chipping Sparrow, Bald Eagle, Red-tailed Hawk, Broad-winged Hawk, Sharp-chinned Hawk, Turkey Vulture, Solitary Sandpiper, Cedar Waxwing, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Redstart, Palm Warbler, Cape May, Black and White, Morning Dove, Northern Flicker, Pileated Woodpecker, Phoebe and Raven.
The Northern Flicker is one of our migratory woodpeckers often seen in groups. This woodpecker is fond of ants and can often be seen near ant hills and probably spends more time on the ground than any other woodpecker.
Discover Hawk Ridge in Duluth.
Learn more abou the National Loon Center.
Please report any unusual birds to Judd Brink by phone (218) 838-4784 or email. Please include a photo and or a brief description in the email if possible.
Go birding today and use our new birding kits that are now available for your birding convenience during your stay in the Brainerd Lakes area.