What to watch for in Minnesota’s fall bird migration

A woodpeckers sits on a branch.
A downy woodpecker rests on a branch at Coon Rapids Regional Park in Coon Rapids, Minn.
Evan Frost | MPR News 2019

If you’re tuned to the sound of birds outside your window, you may have noticed their morning symphonies slowly getting quieter in recent weeks.

That’s because the fall migration has started, even though it’s barely August. For more on what that looks like — and what it means for Minnesota bird lovers — MPR News host Cathy Wurzer talked with Sharon Stiteler, a.k.a “the Birdchick.”

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