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I went to check out the Acadian Flycatcher reported by Caleb A.
yesterday. I did hear what I believe was the flycatcher in the exact
spot described by Caleb. The bird was not seen but seemed to be
hanging out in a stand of large Eastern Cottonwood trees. Airplane
and highway noise didn't help the matter. Besides looking for the
flycatcher I was impressed by this little nature preserve which I had
never visited before. It was quite active in spite of visiting at
mid-day.

Roger Everhart
Apple Valley, MN


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Subject: [mou-net] Acadian Flycatcher, Burnsville, Dakota County
Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2012 18:31:29 -0400

>Yesterday, around noon I heard an Acadian Flycatcher at Rudy Kraemer 
>Nature Preserve in Burnsville.  It was singing in a small stand of 
>woods on the south east side of the park.  Seemed like an odd spot
>and 
>I didnít think it would stick around but I heard it again this
>morning. 
>  The quickest access to where the flycatcher was is actually through
>
>Sue Fischer Fields (past the Mcdonalds at 12700 Vincent Ave South in 
>Burnsville).
>
>Hike south out of the parking lot on a paved trail.  Take the SECOND 
>trail you see to your right, between two small ponds.  As you get to 
>the end of the two small ponds, there is a small mixed stand of trees
>
>on your RIGHT.  Thatís where it was singing.   There is a water
>outflow 
>that cascades down a few limestone boulders on your left at this
>spot.  
>It is less than a quarter mile from the parking lot.  If you continue
>
>past this, there is another mile or two of hiking trails around a
>large 
>wetland complex.
>
>Caleb Ashling
>Bloomington, MN
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