Programs are the second Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm from September through May, excluding December.  Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Duluth, 835 West College Street, Duluth.  Free and open to all.

You can use our Duluth Audubon Society Birding Map to find the location of one of our guided group trips…or go on your own.  The eBird links are in the location titles. Most of these are also described on the Minnesota birding hotspots website and more info is at eBird.

2018 – 2019 Calendar


Date Event / Speaker Description
January 10, 2019 7:00pm Jim Lind 2018 Christmas Bird Count Review and  Event Discussion
February 14, 2019 7:00pm Emily Stone Adventures in Alaska!
March 14, 2019 7:00pm Clinton Nienhouse Spring Migration Basics
April 11, 2019 7:00pm Larry Weber Spring Wild Flowers
May 9, 2019 7:00pm Laura Erickson
Past Events
January 11, 2018 7:00pm Cindy and Kim Risen Hummingbirds!
April 2 – May 1, 2018 6:30pm – 8:00pm Spring workshops – Bird Identification Skills for Birders

Instructor, Clinton Nienhaus

Workshop details: Beginning birders on

Mondays. Intermediate birders on Tuesdays.

May 2018 Early Morning Warbler Walks Tuesdays and Wednesdays
May 10, 2018
 Dr. Gerald Neimi – Natural Resources Research Institute, University of Minnesota  “The importance of citizen science to the first Minnesota Breeding Bird Atlas.”
May 12, 2018
Birding Big Day at Boulder Lake ELC
April 12, 2018 7:00pm Bob Russell –  US Fish and Wildlife Service, retired Great Lakes Bird Migration – a Year Long Event
March 8, 2018 7:00pm Bill Mittlefehldt – Consultant, Cross Currents Climate  Hope What We Can Do Now
February 8, 2018 7:00pm Joshua Bednar, Natural Resources Research Institute Birds of MN Bogs
September 13, 2018
The Common Nighthawk in northern Minnesota – Steve Kolbe
The annual autumn count of migrating Common Nighthawks along the north shore of Lake Superior as a way to determine populations trends
October 11, 2018 Al Batt – nature writer, humorist
We have our stories and birds have theirs. One of the many great things about being a birder is that bird stories are our stories.
November 8, 2018 Kim Eckert – Local expert and renowned birder and guide Presentation based on Eckert’s book, Birding By Hindsight: A Second Look at Bird Identification
November 10, 2018 North Shore Sea Duck Field Trip This year DAS has partnered with MN Ornithological Union for our annual field trip.
November 11, 18, 25
10 am
Gull watches
Clinton Nienhaus
Superior entry
December 15, 2018 Christmas Bird Count The Christmas Bird count is a survey conducted by citizen volunteers that has been going on for over 100 years. Please consider joining the 2018 count.

Check back later to see upcoming events!

If you have other events we should be aware, please contact us.

Other Area Birding Events

We cooperate with other area birding and ecological groups; please check their listing from the links below.

Sax Zim Bog Upcoming Events

Minnesota Audubon Society

Audubon– MN Birding Hotspots

Minnesota breeding bird atlas

Hawk Ridge

Minnesota Birding Weekends

Minnesota Ornithologists’ Union

Related Organizations and Their Events

Year of the Bird – National Geographic Society

 World Migratory Bird Day – May 12, 2018

St. Louis River Alliance activities

Minnesota Master Naturalists

Wild Ones, Arrowhead Chapter  Izaak Walton League

Citizen Science Programs