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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 19:02:41 -0700
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*Detroit Lakes
*December 10, 2015

-Birds mentioned
Common Merganser
Wild Turkey
Bald Eagle
Eurasian Collared-Dove
American Robin

Hotline: Minnesota, Detroit Lakes
Date: December 10, 2015
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, December
10, 2015 sponsored by the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce.
You may also hear this report by calling (218)847-5743 or

Another mild week has gone by in the northwest, and now there are signs
that the warmth may be nearly over. Some areas received a dusting of
snow today, and more is forecast for the coming days.

Mike Thiele at Warroad reported COMMON MERGANSERS on Lake of the Woods,
in Lake of the Woods County, on December 7.

Three BALD EAGLES were seen by Gary Tischer along US 59 on December 7, a
half mile south of Karlstad in Kittson County .

Doug Johnson in Beltrami County reported a CANVASBACK and two REDHEADS
on Lake Bemidji in Bemidji on December 7.

Six WILD TURKEYS were seen by Gary Tischer in Marshall County a few
miles north of the Pennington County line along US 59 on December 7.

In Pennington County, Gary saw a EURASIAN COLLARED-DOVE and an AMERICAN
ROBIN in his yard in Thief River Falls on December 7.

Sandy Aubol reported on December 6 that there were thousands of geese at
the American Crystal Sugar plant in East Grand Forks, Polk County.

Thanks to Doug Johnson, Gary Tischer, Mike Thiele, and Sandy Aubol for
their reports.

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, December
17, 2015.

Jeanie Joppru
Pennington County, MN