Bird Report: September 21, 2018

Trumpeter Swan Family, White-throated Sparrow 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: Northern Flicker, Pileated Woodpecker, Catbird, Robin, Towhee, Sandhill Crane, Trumpeter Swan, Mallard, Goose, White-throated Sparrow, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Cape May Warbler, Yellow Warbler, Nashville Warbler, Tennesee Warbler, Red-tailed Hawk, Cooper's Hawk, Turkey Vulture, Bald Eagle, Common Nighthawk (150), Common Loon, Bluebird, Cardinal, Ring-billed Gull, Cedar Waxwing and Raven. Thanks for following the reports watch for next weeks bird report and my guiding adventures. Happy Birding!

Typically this time in the fall is the peak migration period for many songbirds. The waterfowl (ducks, geese and swans) are also starting to gather in grain fields late evenings.

The City of Crosslake recently adopted an Audubon's Bird City program! Look for more birding events in the future in the Crosslake area.

Find information on Hawk Ridge in Duluth.

Learn more about 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.  Please see the birding kit link on visitbrainerd.com for more information about birding with Judd Brink.


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