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Anthony Hertzel <[log in to unmask]>
Thu, 1 Oct 2009 19:43:37 -0600
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*Minnesota Statewide
*October 1, 2009

-Birds mentioned
Red-throated Loon
Pacific Loon
Sabine's Gull
Black-headed Gull
Townsend's Solitaire
Northern Mockingbird
Snow Bunting

Hotline: Minnesota Statewide
Date: October 1, 2009
Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU)
Reports: (763) 780-8890
Compiler: Anthony Hertzel ([log in to unmask]) 

This is the Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, October 1st 2009.

On September 27th, a SABINE'S GULL was at the southeastern corner of
Cannon Lake in Rice County, just off of county road 95. This is just
west of Faribault. On the 29th, a BLACK-HEADED GULL was back at the
grade along Jackson County Road 2 on the north end of Big Spirit Lake.

On September 28th, a RED-THROATED LOON was reported on Mille Lacs Lake
in the Garrison harbor of Crow Wing County. A PACIFIC LOON was on Lake
Superior in Duluth on the 26th.

In Duluth, a NORTHERN MOCKINGBIRD was at Bayfront Park on the 27th. Up
the shore and on the same day, a TOWNSEND'S SOLITAIRE was discovered at
Tofte Peak in Cook County. Another NORTHERN MOCKINGBIRD was in
Rochester, Olmsted County on the 30th, at 1495 Sunset Avenue SE.

And a few SNOW BUNTINGS were in Lake of the Woods County on the 28th,
along state highway 72 just north of the Beltrami County line.

The next scheduled update of this tape is Thursday, October 8th 2009.