Judd Brink’s Birding Resume:


  • 2007- Present: MN Backyard Birds (Birdscaping/Bird Guiding) Owner
  • 2012- New Birds of the Byway Highway Signs Installed along the Paul Bunyan Scenic Byway to promote and designate wildlife viewing.
  • 2011-Present: Birdsofthebyway.com promotes birding locations/sightings along the Paul Bunyan Scenic Byway.
  • 2011-Present Outdoor Traditions contributing writer (birding articles)
  • 2011- Present Weekly Birding reports submitted to radio and chamber websites
  • 2011-2012 Red-headed Woodpecker Recovery Project (survey)
  • 2010- Completed the Minnesota Bed and Breakfast and Bird Guiding Training
  • 2010- MN Ivory-billed Woodpecker Search Team
  • 2008-2010/2012-2013 Sax-Zim Winter Bird Festival Guide
  • 2001-2007 Wildlife Technician for NWR/USGS including two seasons with the Kirtland Warbler Recovery Project
  • 2003-Present Christmas Bird Count Participant of at least 4 counts each year
  • 2002-Present Detroit Lakes Festival of Birds Guide
  • 2002 State Coordinator for the Golden-winged Warbler Survey Project
  • 2000 Northland College Ashland WI B.S. Natural Resources Management
  • 25+ Years of Birding in MN and the Midwest