Birded Lake Osakis this morning and just after the rain quit and on the Todd County side (NE part of the lake) near Sunfish Resort bay area (S of Battle Point County Park), found a nicely colored Pacific Loon. Other birds on or around the lake, though sporadic,
1-Western Grebe, 1-Pied-billed Grebe, Ringneck Ducks, 100 HoodMergs, 2-Goldeneye, only several hundred coots, Red-winged blackbirds. White-capping by 11AM, no scoters.
In a plowed field with Ring-billed Gulls, a huge flock of Brewer's Blackbirds. mjb
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