The Wabana Trust lands comprise over 50 acres of pristine forest land and nearly a mile of shoreline in the Mississippi River headwaters of northern Minnesota.

The Wabana Lake Trust Forest & Shoreland

Birds Identified on the Wabana Trust Properties

Our Family and Our History

Our mission is forest, wildlife & fish habitat conservation

A Public and Educational Resource

The High Cost of Preservation

How You Can Help Preserve Nature

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(Click on the scientific name to view images and hear calls....courtesy of Minnesota Ornithologists' Union Checklist Committee and the Minnesota Ornithologists' Union Records Committee)

The list below is incomplete....we are still compiling it from field records and family archives......

Common Name Scientific Name
American crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
American redstart Setophaga ruticilla
American robin Turdus migratorius
American white pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
American woodcock Scolopax minor
bald eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
barn swallow Hirundo rustica
barred owl Strix varia
belted kingfisher Ceryle alcyon
black capped chickadee Parus atricapillus
black tern Chlidonias niger
blue jay Cyanocitta cristata
boreal chickadee
brown creeper Certhia familiaris
brown thrasher Toxostoma rufum
bufflehead
Canada goose Branta canadensis
Canada jay
cedar waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
chipping sparrow Spizella passerina
common loon Gavia immer
common nighthawk Chordeiles minor
common redpoll
common yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
downy woodpecker Picoides pubescens
eastern phoebe Sayornis phoebe
eastern wood peewee Contopus virens
evening grosbeak Coccothraustes vespertinus
northern flicker Colaptes auratus
fox sparrow Passerella iliaca
American gold finch Carduelis tristis
common goldeneye Bucephala clangula
gray catbird Dumetella carolinensis
gray jay
great blue heron Ardea herodias
great grey owl
great horned owl Bubo virginianus
green heron Butorides virescens
green winged teal Anas crecca
hairy woodpecker Picoides villosus
hermit thrush Catharus guttatus
herring gull Larus argentatus
house finch Carpodacus mexicanus
house sparrow Passer domesticus
house wren Troglodytes aedon
dark-eyed junco Junco hyemalis
kildeer Charadrius vociferus
mallard Anas platyrhynchos
common merganser Mergus merganser
northern saw-whet owl Aegolius acadicus
osprey Pandion haliaetus
oven bird Seiurus aurocapillus
pied billed grebe Podilymbus podiceps
pileated woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
pine grosbeak
pine siskin
pine warbler Dendroica pinus
purple finch Carpodacus purpureus
purple martin Progne subis
red eyed vireo Vireo olivaceus
red tailed hawk Buteo jamaicensis
red winged blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
red-breasted nuthatch Sitta canadensis
ring-necked pheasant Phasianus colchicus
rosebreasted grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus
ruby throated hummingbird Archilochus colubris
ruby-crowned kinglet Regulus calendula
ruffed grouse
eastern screech owl Otus asio
sharp-tailed grouse
snowy owl
spotted sandpiper Actitis macularia
Tennessee warbler Vermivora peregrina
veery Catharus fuscescens
white throated sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
white-breasted nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
wood duck Aix sponsa
yellow bellied sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
yellow-headed blackbird

Our family has owned this land since 1906.

We believe that families have a role to play in conservation.