Birding Reports

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

July 12, 2019

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, July 4, 2019 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 has been a pleasant summer week in the northwest, with the usual summer thunderstorms mixed in. Birds have been very […]

July 8, 2019

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, July 4, 2019 sponsored by the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce.  It has been a pleasant summer week in the northwest, with the usual summer thunderstorms mixed in. Birds have been very busy raising families, and the sound of young birds is everywhere. Rain has […]

June 28, 2019

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, June 27, 2019 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 We are in full summer now, and young birds are appearing everywhere. Wildflowers are blooming and everything is a brilliant green. […]

June 17, 2019

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Saturday, June 15, 2019 sponsored by the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce. You may also see this report on the Chamber of Commerce website: At the N. Ottawa impoundment in Grant County, Ron Taube found WILSON’S PHALAROPE, WESTERN GREBE, AMERICAN WHITE PELICAN, DOUBLE-CRESTED CORMORANT, SPOTTED SANDPIPER, […]

June 7, 2019

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, June 6, 2019 sponsored by the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce. You may also see this report on the Chamber of Commerce website: There have been no Northwest Minnesota Birding Reports for the last month due to the illness of my husband, but as he […]

May 3, 2019

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, May 2, 2019 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 Birds are flooding in now that the weather has turned around. Most waterfowl are already present or on the way north […]

April 26, 2019

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, April 25, 2019 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 wonderful spring week with increasing temperatures, and now the snow is all gone except for small remnants […]

April 19, 2019

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, April 18, 2019 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 the snow storm of last week, the weather in the north has really turned around, and it seems that we […]

April 12, 2019

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, April 11, 2019 sponsored by the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce. You may also see this report on the Chamber of Commerce website: After a nice long slow melt, we are now white again in the northwest. As I speak the blizzard has reached Thief […]

April 4, 2019

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, April 4, 2019 sponsored by the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce. You may also see this report on the Chamber of Commerce website: Spring has surely arrived in the northwest this week as evidenced by the melting snow (all be it slowly), and the increased […]