*September 16, 2010
Hotline: Minnesota, Detroit Lakes
Date: September 16, 2010
Sponsor: Lakes Area Birding Club, Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce
Reports: 1-800-542-3992 (weekdays during business hours)
Compiler: Jeanie Joppru (firstname.lastname@example.org)
This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, September
16, 2010 sponsored by the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce.
You may also hear this report by calling (218)847-5743 or
There is no doubt about it - fall is here and moving fast. Migration has
really picked up, and we are saying goodbye to many species until next
spring. In a day or so, most of the flowers will be gone also, and
leaves are really starting to get their fall colors.
On September 13, Beth Siverhus reported the first SNOW GEESE flying over
Warroad in Roseau County.
Sandy Aubol in East Grand Forks , Polk County, reported OSPREY,
BLUE-HEADED VIREO, RUBY-CROWNED KINGLET, BROWN THRASHER, ORANGE-CROWNED
WARBLER, YELLOW-RUMPED WARBLER, MOURNING WARBLER and WHITE-THROATED
SPARROW on September 13. On the 14th, WHITE-CROWNED SPARROWS joined the
group, and on September 15, a BROADWINGED HAWK, and a COOPER'S HAWK flew
over East Grand Forks.
Alma Ronningen in Otter Tail County, saw a RED-BREASTED NUTHATCH, and a
BALTIMORE ORIOLE on September 11. On September 14, she saw a COMMON LOON
and a BELTED KINGFISHER, and reported lots of EASTERN BLUEBIRDS in the
Thanks to Alma Ronningen, Beth Siverhus, and Sandy Aubol for their
Please report bird sightings to Jeanie Joppru by email, no later than
Thursday each week, at email@example.com OR call the Detroit Lakes
Chamber's toll free number: 1-800-542-3992. Detroit Lakes area birders
please call 847-9202. Please include the county where the sighting took
place. The next scheduled update of this report is Thursday,September
Pennington County, MN
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