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Fri, 30 May 2014 13:00:16 -0600
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*Minnesota Statewide
*May 30, 2014

-Birds mentioned
Ross's Goose
Cinnamon Teal
Snowy Egret
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
White-faced Ibis
Mississippi Kite
Parasitic Jaeger
White-winged Dove
Northern Mockingbird
Yellow-throated Warbler
Lazuli Bunting

Hotline: Minnesota Statewide
Date: May 30, 2014
Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU)
Reports: (763) 780-8890
Compiler: Anthony Hertzel ([log in to unmask]) 

This is the Minnesota Birding Report for Friday May 30th, 2014.

On May 24th, a male CINNAMON TEAL was seen briefly by Andy Forbes in a
pond on the east side of state highway 9 just south of Ada in Norman

For one day, a KING Rail was foraging in Elijah Parker's yard in
Zumbrota, Goodhue County, but it has not been seen since the evening of
May 27th.

On the 21st there was a very brief sighting of a soaring MISSISSIPPI
KITE over Land of Memories City Park in Mankato, Blue Earth County.

Charlene Nelson has had a WHITE-WINGED DOVE at her feeder in Elbow Lake,
Grant County since this morning. A White-winged Dove was in Two Harbors,
Lake County, on the 25th, along 1st Avenue between 2nd and 3rd Street.

Today, Roy Zimmerman found a YELLOW-THROATED WARBLER singing on the east
side of the Mantorville, Dodge County cemetery. On the 23rd, Dave Zumeta
found a Yellow-throated Warbler as if fed in the grass at the picnic
area north of the Whitewater State Park Nature Store in Winona County.

A SNOWY EGRET was seen May 26th at the Agassiz impoundment in Marshall
County, along 280th Avenue on the Marshall-Polk County line.

As many as four WHITE-FACED IBIS were at the North Ottawa Impoundment in
Grant County on the 29th. Three more were at the Hills Water Treatment
Ponds in Rock County on the 21st.

A ROSS'S GOOSE was in Bloomington, Hennepin County on the 25th, near
84th Street and highway 100.
Doug Kieser discovered a WHIMBREL in a flooded area on the east side of
Douglas County Road 7 just south of I-94 on May 26th.

A PARASITIC JAEGER was reported on the 24the by Larry and Jan Kraemer
from 23rd Avenue East in Duluth.

Linda Schumann reported a NORTHERN MOCKINGBIRD at Rainbow Resort in
Becker County on the 24th.

From the 21st through the 23rd, a LAZULI BUNTING visited a feeder in
Orono, Wright County, at the corner of Lyman Avenue and Smith Avenue. A
YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON was also seen near here on the 25th.

The next scheduled update is Thursday June 5th, 2014.