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Published December 10 2012

Annual Itasca winter bird count set Sunday

PARK RAPIDS, Minn. – The annual Audubon Christmas bird count is set for Sunday at Itasca State Park near here.

Participants should meet in the lobby of the Jacob V. Brower Visitor Center between 7:30 and 8 a.m. for assignment of count areas. Bird count will run from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Information collected is used to track migration patterns and changes in winter bird species abundance throughout North America.

For more information, call (218) 699-7259.