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|
|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
|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.
April 2 – May 1, 2018 6:30pm – 8:00pm
|Spring workshops – Bird Identification Skills for Birders
Instructor, Clinton Nienhaus
|Workshop details: Beginning birders on|
|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|
|January 11, 2018 7:00pm||Cindy and Kim Risen||Hummingbirds!|
Check back later to see upcoming fall 2018 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.