*October 22, 2009
Black-throated Blue Warbler
Black-throated Green Warbler
Hotline: Minnesota Statewide
Date: October 22, 2009
Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU) http://moumn.org
Reports: (763) 780-8890
Compiler: Anthony Hertzel (firstname.lastname@example.org)
This is the Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, October 22nd 2009.
A female SURF SCOTER was seen on the 20th at Peltier Lake near
Centerville in Anoka County. It is most easily observed from Peltier
Lake Drive on the east side of the lake. Both SURF SCOTER and
LONG-TAILED DUCK were in the harbor at Duluth on the 20th.
A PACIFIC LOON and two RED-THROATED LOONS were on Mille Lacs Lake on the
17th, though I was given no specific location.
In Cloquet, Carleton County, a female BLACK-BACKED WOODPECKER was found
on the 17th. It was on the west side of state highway 33 and just south
of the Cloquet hockey arena.
NORTHERN SHRIKES have been reported from several northern locations, as
have migrant GOLDEN EAGLES and TUNDRA SWANS. Still lingering birds
reported since last weekend include CHIMNEY SWIFTS in Ramsey County on
the 19th, a RUBY-THROATED HUMMINGBIRD in Dakota County on the 22nd, a
BLACK-THROATED BLUE WARBLER in Rice County on the 20th, a BLACK-THROATED
GREEN WARBLER in Hennepin County on the 19th, a few SAVANNAH SPARROWS in
Cook County on the 20th., plus several additional reports of EASTERN
PHOEBE, BARN SWALLOW, and HOUSE WREN.
The next scheduled update of this tape is Thursday, October 29th 2009.
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