*February 19, 2010
Great Black-backed Gull
American Three-toed Woodpecker
Hotline: Minnesota Statewide
Date: February 19, 2010
Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU) http://moumn.org
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Compiler: Anthony Hertzel (firstname.lastname@example.org)
This is the Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, February 18th, 2010.
A BARROW'S GOLDENEYE was still in Duluth on the 18th, across from Leif
Erickson Park. On the 13th, two were still on the Mississippi River at
the far eastern end of Lake Pepin in Wabasha County, near Read's
On the 14th, a first-cycle GREAT BLACK-BACKED GULL was at Canal Park in
Duluth, and four first-cycle GLAUCOUS GULLS plus a LONG-TAILED DUCK were
seen on the 17th at Agate Bay in Two Harbors, Lake County. On the 18th,
a LONG-TAILED DUCK was near Point Douglas in Washington County on the
Minnesota side of the Mississippi River across from Prescott, Wisconsin.
Check near the railroad bridge.
An AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER was found on the 16th in Lake of the
Woods County on the west side of the Faunce Road, 0.8 miles south of the
Bankton Trail, and another was one was along Koochiching County Road 1,
1.9 miles south of county road 13. And in Lake County, one was seen on
the 17th along the Spruce Road at its junction with the snowmobile trail
about 3.5 miles east of state highway 1.
Also, reports of NORTHERN FLICKERS and HORNED LARKS in the southern half
of the state seem to increasing.
The next scheduled update of this tape is Thursday, February 25th, 2010.
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