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 has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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