Birding Reports

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

January 20, 2020

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Friday, January 17, 2020 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 quiet week in the northwest and it has been very cold. Tonight we are forecast to get […]

January 15, 2020

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, January 9, 2020 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 part of the state did not participate fully in the recent snowfall, but we got enough to keep us busy […]

January 3, 2020

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, January 2, 2020 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 Last weekend’s snowstorm has really whitened up the area. Reasonable temperatures have made the Christmas Bird Counts quite pleasant, and a […]

December 23, 2019

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Friday, December 20, 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 Birding has been pretty quiet in the northwest for the past week or so. Cold temperatures earlier in the week brought […]

December 9, 2019

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Sunday, December 8, 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 The mild weather is apparently over for the time being, as we now have a forecast for below zero temperatures for […]

November 25, 2019

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Sunday, November 24, 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 truly into the winter birding mode now, even as the temperatures are moderating for a few hours. Most of […]

November 8, 2019

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, November 7, 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 Winter has descended on the northwest this week, and it doesn’t look as if fall will return. The winter residents are […]

October 24, 2019

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, October 24, 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 appears that we are in for an early winter based on the current weather. Migration is already winding down, raptors […]

October 11, 2019

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, October 10, 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 With all the rain we have been having here in the north, bird reports have been hard to come by. Migration […]

September 30, 2019

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Friday, September 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 Migration is picking up as the weather cools and the daylight lessens. Raptors are definitely on the move. When driving through […]