*September 18, 2014
Black-throated Green Warbler
Hotline: Minnesota, Detroit Lakes
Date: September 18, 2014
Sponsor: Lakes Area Birding Club, Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce
Reports: 1-800-542-3992 (weekdays during business hours)
Compiler: Jeanie Joppru ([log in to unmask])
This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, September
18, 2014 sponsored by the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce.
You may also hear this report by calling (218)847-5743 or
We can see the end of migration now. Many of the songbirds have
departed. I no longer see orioles or hummingbirds although the feeder
still hangs there. Some of the late fall migrants have arrived with more
to come soon.
In Douglas County on September 13, Beau Shroyer reported WILSON'S
PHALAROPES at Osakis in Douglas County.
Marshall Howe in Hubbard County reported a GREAT EGRET at his neighbor's
place on September 12. On the 11th at his place near Dorset, he had
RED-EYED VIREO and TENNESSEE WARBLER. On the 12th, there were
BLUE-HEADED VIREO, RUBY-CROWNED KINGLET, and 8 species of warblers, on
the 13th he reported LEAST FLYCATCHER and EASTERN PHOEBE. Six COMMON
NIGHTHAWKS were seen on September 16.
In Polk County , Sandy Aubol reported six species of warblers,
BLUE-HEADED VIREO, PHILADELPHIA VIREO, RUBY-CROWNED KINGLET, COMMON
NIGHTHAWK, and one PINE SISKIN on September 11. On the 13th
,WHITE-CROWNED SPARROW arrived, and next day there were SHARP-SHINNED
HAWK and WHITE-THROATED SPARROW. BLACK-THROATED GREEN WARBLER and
LINCOLN'S SPARROW appeared on September 16th and HARRIS’S SPARROW on
Here in the backyard in Pennington County I had BROWN CREEPER and
WHITE-THROATED SPARROW on September 14, and WARBLING VIREO and EASTERN
BLUEBIRD on September 17.
Thanks to Beau Shroyer, Marshall Howe, and Sandy Aubol for their
Please report bird sightings to Jeanie Joppru by email, no later than
Thursday each week, at [log in to unmask] OR call the Detroit Lakes
Chamber's toll free number: 1-800-542-3992. Detroit Lakes area birders
please call 847-9202. Please include the county where the sighting took
place. The next scheduled update of this report is Thursday, September