*Minnesota Statewide
*May 28, 2010

-Birds mentioned -Transcript

Hotline: Minnesota Statewide
Date: May 28, 2010
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, May 27th, 2010.

A BLACK-NECKED STILT was at the Dahl Pool of Agassiz NWR in Marshall County on the 23rd and it was still there on the 27th. The area is closed to the public so birders are asked to inquire at the headquarters building for additional information.

A FERRUGINOUS HAWK was reported on the 25th near Marietta in Lac qui Parle County, about seven miles west of U.S. Highway 75, a mile-and-a-half south of U.S. Highway 212.

A WHITE-FACED IBIS was found by Bob Dunlap on the 23rd at Perch Lake in Blue Earth County. It was seen from the south end of the lake along Lakewood Road. Another ibis was found on the 26th by Paul Johnson in northwestern Santiago Township at the junction of Sherburne County Roads 23 and 3.

Several LONG-TAILED DUCKS were at Stony Point in St. Louis County on the 22nd.

Up to 102 RED-THROATED LOONS were seen by Peder Svingen at Duluth's Park Point on the 27th, and Karl Bardon reported a PACIFIC LOON on the 26th at the Lafayette Square access. Jan and Larry Kraemer found 60 WHIMBRELS near Park Point's Sky Harbor Airport on the 27th.

And on the 22nd, Dave Bartkey found a KENTUCKY WARBLER along the Trout Lily Trail at the River Bend Nature Center near Faribault, in Rice County.

The next scheduled update of this tape is Thursday, June 3rd, 2010.