*April 9, 2010
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Hotline: Minnesota Statewide
Date: April 9, 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, April 8th, 2010.
There is not much to report here beyond a few new spring arrivals.
On April 5th, Phil Chu found a male SURF SCOTER at the Albany sewage
ponds in Stearns County. Karen Block reported a MUTE SWAN on Moore Lake
in Fridley, southwestern Anoka County, on April 2nd.
On the morning of April 7th, Connie Brunell reported the following
shorebirds at Lake Byllesby in Dakota County: Four AMERICAN
GOLDEN-PLOVERS, 21 PECTORAL SANDPIPERS, 3 LESSER YELLOWLEGS, 1 GREATER
YELLOWLEGS, and 1 LEAST SANDPIPER. Chad Heins reported many of these
same species at the Cobb River W.P.A. in Blue Earth County on April 7th.
MARBLED GODWITS were in Clearwater County on April 2nd. There are also
new reports of GREAT EGRET, PURPLE MARTIN, NORTHERN ROUGH-WINGED
SWALLOW, BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER, CHIPPING SPARROW, VESPER SPARROW, and
The next scheduled update of this tape is Thursday, April 15th, 2010.
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