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Spruce Grouse survey update

http://news.dnr.state.mn.us/2018/09/17/new-spruce-grouse-survey-gives-dnr-a-window-on-tough-to-monitor-birds/

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Ruffed Grouse forecast

https://www.duluthnewstribune.com/sports/outdoors/4496773-grouse-forecast-good-not-great?utm_source=DNT+Today+Email&utm_campaign=6948ffc1e2-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_09_08_10_37&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_30a195ad60-6948ffc1e2-234069385  

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Nashville Warbler

The yellow breast feathers of the Nashville Warbler has been described as “Dandelion” yellow. What do you think?

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Blackburnian Warbler

The muted colors of the basic (winter) plumaged Blackburnian Warbler.

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Wilson’s

These are adult birds in breeding plumage. This Wilson’s is either a female or a first year juvenile. The distinctive black cap has not appeared yet – or the feathers have not grown in. This might be a young one … Continue reading

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Yellow-rumped Warbler

Here is an female adult or it could be a “first winter”  ‘Myrtle’ sub-species of the Yellow-rumped Warbler. Looks a lot like the basic plumaged Cape May. Here is an adult in full breeding plumage. This Warbler changes quite a … Continue reading

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Warbler migration has been crazy!

Female and juvenile Cape May Warblers can be confused with Yellow-rumped Warblers. They both have the distinctive yellow ‘rump’. There are tell-tale signs that this is a Cape May – there can be a yellow wash to the breast as … Continue reading

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More Migrants

 

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Fall migration has begun

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Unusual wildflower

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