Birding Reports

The Birding Report comes out every Thursday and notes bird sightings and identification from around Northwest Minnesota.

June 15, 2018

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, June 14, 2018 sponsored by the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce. You may also see this report on the Chamber of Commerce website: https://www.visitdetroitlakes.com/birding-report After last week’s rain, all is green in the northwest, and crops seem to be jumping out of the ground. The […]

June 8, 2018

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, June 7, 2018 sponsored by the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce. You may also see this report on the Chamber of Commerce website: https://www.visitdetroitlakes.com/birding-report It seems to be truly summer now throughout the state. Migration is over, and birds are settling down to raise the […]

June 1, 2018

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, May 31, 2018 sponsored by the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce. You may also see this report on the Chamber of Commerce website: https://www.visitdetroitlakes.com/birding-report This has been a very hot week throughout the state, but the far northwest has not received the rain that has […]

May 25, 2018

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, May 24, 2018 sponsored by the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce. You may also see this report on the Chamber of Commerce website: https://www.visitdetroitlakes.com/birding-report Representatives of most of the neotropical migrants have been reported this week- nearly all the sparrows, warblers and flycatchers have been […]

May 18, 2018

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, May 17, 2018 sponsored by the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce. You may also see this report on the Chamber of Commerce website: https://www.visitdetroitlakes.com/birding-report Migration is proceeding here in the northwest, but best reports come from along the rivers and lakes. It is extremely dry […]

May 11, 2018

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, May 10, 2018 sponsored by the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce. You may also see this report on the Chamber of Commerce website: https://www.visitdetroitlakes.com/birding-report This has been a very busy migration week. We have had a huge influx of all the common sparrows, both resident […]

May 4, 2018

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, May 3, 2018 sponsored by the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce. You may also see this report on the Chamber of Commerce website: https://www.visitdetroitlakes.com/birding-report Migrants are streaming in very quickly this week now that the weather has turned more spring like. DARK-EYED JUNCOS are greatly […]

April 27, 2018

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, April 26, 2018 sponsored by the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce. You may also see this report on the Chamber of Commerce website: https://www.visitdetroitlakes.com/birding-report Spring has finally come to the northwest, and migration is really heating up. Numbers of early migrants are increasing daily, although […]

April 20, 2018

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, April 19, 2018 sponsored by the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce. You may also see this report on the Chamber of Commerce website: https://www.visitdetroitlakes.com/birding-report Spring has finally arrived in northwest Minnesota, robins are singing, and people are smiling. We continue to get reports of large […]

April 13, 2018

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, April 12, 2018 sponsored by the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce. You may also see this report on the Chamber of Commerce website: https://www.visitdetroitlakes.com/birding-report In spite of the cold temperatures this week, migration continues, although some species are very late due to no open water. […]