*Minnesota Statewide
*July 16, 2009

-Birds mentioned -Transcript

Hotline: Minnesota Statewide
Date: July 16, 2009
Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU) http://moumn.org
Reports: (763) 780-8890
Compiler: Anthony Hertzel ([log in to unmask])

This is the Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, July 16th 2009.

Those two SNOWY EGRETS were still at the Purgatory Creek wetlands in Eden Prairie, Hennepin County on the 14th.

At least one NORTHERN MOCKINGBIRD was still in Stillwater, Washington County on the 16th, near the Goodwill Industries building south of state highway 36, about half a mile east of Stillwater Blvd.

Also in Washington County, a first year male SUMMER TANAGER was reported on the 12th at Afton State Park along the west side of the Africa Loop of the race trail just north of its junction with the Back 40 Loop.

A few additional fall migrant shorebirds been reported in southern Minnesota, including SOLITARY SANDPIPER, SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPER, and RED-NECKED PHALAROPE.

The next scheduled update of this tape is Thursday, July 23rd 2009.