Eastern Phoebe

There are many other birds found in Duluth, many that frequent riparian zones. Here are some other websites worth taking a look at:

Hawk Ridge Nature Reserve

NRRI Forest Bird Monitoring

MN DNR Nature Snapshots

Minnesota Ornithologist's Union

USGS Bird Picture List

Birds found in and around Western Lake Superior Streams

Riparian areas in northern Minnesota have more bird species and individuals than the adjacent upland forest.

Insect-eating birds rely heavily on the bugs "produced" in streams. Several fish eating birds also frequent streams.

Here's a short list of those birds most commonly found along Lake Superior Streams.

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Visit the NRRI Forest Bird Monitoring website to find out about trends for some of these species.