Birding Reports

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

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. […]

April 8, 2018

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Friday, April 6, 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 Our spring has had a relapse this week as we are having record cold temperatures, along with snow and wind. A […]

March 30, 2018

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, March 29, 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 even as we experience some back-sliding in the temperature department. Horned larks seem to be mostly paired off […]

March 23, 2018

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, March 22, 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 seems to have arrived in the northwest, even though we are promised more snow. Weather has been mild and much […]

March 16, 2018

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, March 15, 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 appears to be on the way here in the northwest this week. We have been having a nice slow […]

March 2, 2018

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, March 1, 2018 sponsored by the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce. We are starting to see some evidence of migration now with some reports of horned larks in the north, and further south, some waterfowl are also being reported. The northwest has varying levels of […]

February 23, 2018

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, February 22, 2018 sponsored by the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce. You may also hear this report by calling (218)847-5743 or 1-800-433-1888. Some parts of the northwest have received some snow this week, but in the far northwest, so far not much has accumulated. There […]

January 29, 2018

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Wednesday, January 24, 2018 sponsored by the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce. You may also hear this report by calling (218)847-5743 or 1-800-433-1888. Now that the temperatures are warming up a bit, bird activity seems to be increasing. Feeders are busy with the usual crowd, and […]

September 7, 2017

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, September 7, 2017 sponsored by the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce. You may also hear this report by calling (218)847-5743 or 1-800-433-1888. Fall is in the air, and migration is proceeding, with most of the swallows and many of the warblers now gone. We have […]

August 31, 2017

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, August 31, 2017 sponsored by the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce. You may also hear this report by calling (218)847-5743 or 1-800-433-1888. Warbler migration is in full swing throughout the state this week, and observers in all counties reported several species . Common nighthawks are […]