Tom Dahlen and Chris Thiem located about 20 Smith's Longs
Tom Dahlen and Chris Thiem located about 20 Smith's Longspurs at the Lincoln WPA this morning in Blue Earth County. Tom and I returned to the area and found close to 100 Smith's Longspurs, most in breeding plumage, some singing their territorial song! This WPA is located on the east side of CR32 south of Hwy 60.
Other birds of note: Wilson's Phalarope, Horned Grebe, Long-billed Dowitcher (this morning), Upland Sandpiper, Western Meadowlark, Brewer's Blackbird, Le Conte's Sparrow, Vesper Sparrow, Savannah Sparrow, Grasshopper Sparrow.
"But ask the animals and they will teach you, or the birds of the air, and they will tell you; Which of all these does not know that the hand of the Lord has done this?" --Job 12:7, 9
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