Brainerd Lakes Birding Report: First Week in April 2017

Welcome to the 5th season of weekly bird reports for the Brainerd Lakes Area.

The Brainerd Lakes area offers excellent Minnesota Bird Watching opportunities in several scenic locations throughout Brainerd and Baxter. Visit Brainerd provides information on Birding areas and weekly Birding reports in cooperation with Judd Brink, local bird guide and owner of MN Bird Guide. Want to ensure your bird watching tour is successful? Take a tour with the MN Bird Guide.

Welcome to the 5th season of weekly bird reports for the Brainerd Lakes Area.  Bird sightings for the area include: Common Loon, Mallard, Common Goldeneye, Common Merganser, Hooded Merganser, Woodduck, Blue-winged Teal, Goose, Great-blue Heron, Tundra Swan, Trumpeter Swan, Bald Eagle, Turkey Vulture, Northern Harrier, Eastern Bluebird, Tree Swallow, Eastern Meadowlark, American Woodcock, Fox Sparrow, Junco, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Song Sparrow, Red-winged Blackbird, Pine Siskin, Ring-neck Duck, Lesser Scaup, Sandhill Crane, Killdeer and Coopers Hawk. Happy Birding!

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.

The reports and photos are provided by local guide Judd Brink.

Goldfinch in molt

Trumpeter Swans

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