The weekly birding report for the Brainerd Lakes area is provided in partnership with Visit Brainerd and local guide and naturalist Judd Brink.

Pictured left to right: Golden-winged Warbler and Ovenbird

Thanks to everyone who follows the weekly birding reports for the Brainerd lakes area and my birding adventures.

Birds observed this past week in the Brainerd Lakes area include: Hooded Merganser, Great Egret, Great-blue Heron, Goose, Mallard, Trumpeter Swan, Woodduck, White Pelican, Ring-neck Duck, Trumpeter Swan, Bald Eagle, Red-tailed Hawk, Turkey Vulture, Broad-wing Hawk, Clay-colored Sparrow, Bobolink, Eastern Kingbird, Song Sparrow, Eastern Towhee, Indigo Bunting, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Common Loon, Osprey, Forester Tern, Oriole, Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Cliff Swallow, Purple Martin, Tree Swallow, Barn Swallow, Eastern Bluebird, Pileated Woodpecker, Whip-poor Will, Nighthawk, Goldfinch, House Finch, Ovenbird, Golden-winged Warbler, Chestnut-sided Warbler, American Redstart, Yellow Warbler, Red-eyed Vireo, Hermit Thrush, Veery, Northern Parula Warbler, Winter Wren, Wood Pewee, Black and White Warbler, Brown Thrasher, Gray Catbird, Cedar Waxwing, House Wren, Nashville Warbler, Great-crested Flycatcher and Killdeer. Happy Birding!

Please report any unusual birds to Judd Brink via email. Please include a photo and or a brief description in the email if possible.

Go birding today and use our birding kits which are available for your birding convenience during your stay in the Brainerd Lakes area. Find more information on the Bird Watching.