*February 11, 2011
Great Black-backed Gull
Hotline: Minnesota Statewide
Date: February 11, 2011
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 February 10th, 2011.
A HARLEQUIN DUCK was found by Chad Heins on the 6th at the Knife River
marina in Lake County. At Canal Park in Duluth he reported GREAT
BLACK-BACKED GULL, ICELAND GULL, and THAYER'S GULL plus a BLACK-BACKED
WOODPECKER in the Sax- Zim Bog along McDavitt Road about two miles north
of Sax Road. He also reports finding a HOARY REDPOLL at the feeders two
and a half miles north of Sax Road. Also on the 6th, Mike Hendrickson
saw a HOARY REDPOLL in the bog near the feeders at Arkola Road east of
Warren Nelson and Butch Ukura found a BLACK-BACKED WOODPECKER on the 9th
along Pietz's Road about a mile north of Aitkin County Road 18 and
another on the 4th along county road 1, seven and a quarter miles north
of the diversion ditch bridge. They also found a HOARY REDPOLL about
half a mile south of the town of Swatara on Aitkin County Road 29.
On the 6th, Bob Williams reported finding a TUFTED TITMOUSE in the town
of Elgin in Wabasha County visiting the feeders at the corner of 1st
Street NW and 1st Avenue NW.
And a TOWNSEND'S SOLITAIRE is still being seen at the north end of Lake
Vadnais feeding in the cedars on the west side of Sucker Lake Road about
a third of a mile south of Ramsey County Road F.
The next scheduled update of this tape is February 17th, 2011.
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