-RBA
*Minnesota
*Minnesota Statewide
*September 10, 2009
*MNST0909.10

-Birds mentioned -Transcript

Hotline: Minnesota Statewide
Date: September 10, 2009
Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU) http://moumn.org
Reports: (763) 780-8890
Compiler: Anthony Hertzel (rba@moumn.org)

This is the Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, September 10th 2009.

A well-described SWALLOW-TAILED KITE was reported on the 6th at the junction of Lake County Road 2 and state highway 1. I have no further details.

The juvenile LITTLE BLUE HERON is still being seen at Turtle Lake County Park in Shoreview, Ramsey County. Check near the boat launch on the southeastern shore of Turtle Lake along Hodgson Road about a mile south of county road I.

On September 7th, a SNOWY EGRET was at Agassiz NWR in Marshall County. It was seen at Parker Pool along County Road 7 west of refuge headquarters.

On the 6th, a RED KNOT was near Pelican Island on Leech Lake in Cass County.

And a possible WESTERN TANAGER was reported last weekend from near Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden in Theodore Wirth Park, Minneapolis. It was seen from the trail that runs along the north side of the gate.

The next scheduled update of this tape is Thursday, September 17th 2009.