Birding fans flocked to the great outdoors over the weekend for the annual Christmas bird count.
For 118 years now, the Audubon Society has used people power around the country to hold a census of birds.
In Duluth, Milton Blomberg checked “boreal owl” off the list. “A big-time bird,” he says.
(h/t: Perfect Duluth Day)
The one-day count occurs in various locations until Jan. 5.
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Bob Collins retired from Minnesota Public Radio in 2019 after 12 years of writing NewsCut and pointing out to complainants that posts weren’t news stories. A son of Massachusetts, he was a news editor 1992-1998, created the MPR News regional website in 1999, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day lamented that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.