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Anthony Hertzel <[log in to unmask]>
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Fri, 28 May 2010 08:51:49 -0600
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*Minnesota Statewide
*May 28, 2010

-Birds mentioned
Long-tailed Duck
Red-throated Loon
Pacific Loon
White-faced Ibis
Ferruginous Hawk
Black-necked Stilt
Kentucky Warbler

Hotline: Minnesota Statewide
Date: May 28, 2010
Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU)
Reports: (763) 780-8890
Compiler: Anthony Hertzel ([log in to unmask]) 

This is the Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, May 27th, 2010.

A BLACK-NECKED STILT was at the Dahl Pool of Agassiz NWR in Marshall
County on the 23rd and it was still there on the 27th. The area is
closed to the public so birders are asked to inquire at the headquarters
building for additional information.

A FERRUGINOUS HAWK was reported on the 25th near Marietta in Lac qui
Parle County, about seven miles west of U.S. Highway 75, a
mile-and-a-half south of U.S. Highway 212.

A WHITE-FACED IBIS was found by Bob Dunlap on the 23rd at Perch Lake in
Blue Earth County. It was seen from the south end of the lake along
Lakewood Road. Another ibis was found on the 26th by Paul Johnson in
northwestern Santiago Township at the junction of Sherburne County Roads
23 and 3.

Several LONG-TAILED DUCKS were at Stony Point in St. Louis County on the

Up to 102 RED-THROATED LOONS were seen by Peder Svingen at Duluth's Park
Point on the 27th, and Karl Bardon reported a PACIFIC LOON on the 26th
at the Lafayette Square access. Jan and Larry Kraemer found 60 WHIMBRELS
near Park Point's Sky Harbor Airport on the 27th.

And on the 22nd, Dave Bartkey found a KENTUCKY WARBLER along the Trout
Lily Trail at the River Bend Nature Center near Faribault, in Rice

The next scheduled update of this tape is Thursday, June 3rd, 2010.