Birding Report: October 6

Sand Hill Cranes and So Much More

The Brainerd Lakes area offers excellent Minnesota BirdWatching opportunities in several scenic locations. Visit Brainerd provides information on birding areas and regular reports. Want to ensure the bird watching tour is successful? Take a bird watching tour with our partners at Minnesota Backyard Birds.

Bird sightings for the area include: Bald Eagle, Red-tailed Hawk, Turkey Vulture, Kestrel, Trumpeter Swan, Mallard, Woodduck, Duck, Hooded Merganser, Ring-billed Gull, Eastern Bluebird, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Brown Thrasher, Pileated Woodpecker, Flicker, Yellow-belled Sapsucker, Red-winged Blackbird, Chipping Sparrow, White-throated Sparrow, White- crowned Sparrow, Junco, House Finch, Pine Siskin, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Turkey, Common Loon (North Long Lake, White Sand Lake and Baxter Lake), Morning Dove, Cedar Waxwing, Cardinal, Sand Hill Crane, Common Raven, Eastern Towhee and Song Sparrow. Thanks for following the reports. Watch for next week's bird report and my guiding adventures. Happy Birding!

The weekly birding report for the Brainerd Lakes area is provided in partnership with Visit Brainerd and local guide Judd Brink owner and birding guide of

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 for more information about birding with Judd Brink.

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MN Bird Guide – Judd Brink

MN Backyard Birds in Brainerd Minnesota is here to help you enjoy the second largest recreational activity in the United States. Judd Brink is your guide for inviduals or small groups to the best birding…

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