-RBA
*Minnesota
*Detroit Lakes
*July 29, 2010
*MNDL1007.29

-Birds mentioned -Transcript

Hotline: Minnesota, Detroit Lakes
Date: July 29, 2010
Sponsor: Lakes Area Birding Club, Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce
Reports: 1-800-542-3992 (weekdays during business hours)
Compiler: Jeanie Joppru ([log in to unmask])

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, July 29, 2010 sponsored by the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce. You may also hear this report by calling (218)847-5743 or 1-800-433-1888.

This has been a typical summer week in the northwest , with hot temperatures punctuated by showers and thunderstorms. Flowers are everywhere, and baby birds are noisy like all youngsters finding their voices. A few migrants are already starting to show up also.

Beth Siverhus reported a NORTHERN HAWK OWL along MN 72 in Lake of the Woods County near Baudette on July 15.

Doug Johnson, reporting from Bemidji, Beltrami County mentioned that BONAPARTE'S GULLS have returned to Lake Bemidji near the country club dock. Several pairs of MERLINS are nesting along the north shore of Lake Bemidji, and a family of BARRED OWLS are being seen in the campground and along the Bass Creek Trail.

In Polk County, Bruce Flaig saw more than 20 BLACK-BILLED MAGPIES along CR 41 between CR 12 and MN 32 on July 24. Sandy Aubol reported that a RED-BREASTED NUTHATCH has returned to her yard in East Grand Forks.

In Mahnomen County on the weekend, Ron Erpelding and Herb Dingmann found one GREATER PRAIRIE-CHICKEN, a pair of GRAY PARTRIDGE on 250 St, and some shorebirds at a flooded cornfield. Other species seen there included OSPREY, MERLIN, ALDER FLYCATCHER, NASHVILLE WARBLER, BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER, and GRASSHOPPER SPARROW.

In Norman County, Ron and Herb found SCARLET TANAGER, BREWER'S BLACKBIRD, and ORCHARD ORIOLE.

Clay County sightings by Ron and Herb included SEMI-PALMATED PLOVER, STILT SANDPIPER, and BAIRD'S SANDPIPERS at the Moorhead WTP, and an immature FRANKLIN'S GULL at the Ulen wastewater treatment ponds.

Nancy Jackson reported 9 BLACK TERNS along CR 13 in Hubbard County near the town of Hubbard, one of which was carrying food.

In Otter Tail County, Nancy Jackson observed 9 SANDHILL CRANES, SPOTTED SANDPIPER, and WILSON'S SNIPE near Deer Creek this week. James and Rita Loftness observed that a pair of OSPREY are building a nest on a pole about a mile south of Battle Lake.

Nancy Jackson saw 2 juvenile BROAD-WINGED HAWKS and about 20 PURPLE MARTINS near Betsy Ross Resort on Lake Ida in Douglas County this week.

Thanks to Beth Siverhus, Bruce Flaig, Doug Johnson, James and Rita Loftness, Nancy Jackson, Ron Erpelding, Herb Dingmann, and Sandy Aubol for their reports.

Please report bird sightings to Jeanie Joppru by email, no later than Thursday each week, at [log in to unmask] OR call the Detroit Lakes Chamber's toll free number: 1-800-542-3992. Detroit Lakes area birders please call 847-9202. Please include the county where the sighting took place. The next scheduled update of this report is Thursday, August 5, 2010.

Jeanie Joppru Pennington County, MN

--====1280458711====-- ========================================================================= Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2010 21:19:28 -0600 Reply-To: Rare Bird Alert <[log in to unmask]> Sender: Rare Bird Alert <[log in to unmask]> From: Jim Lind <[log in to unmask]> Subject: Duluth RBA 7/29/10 Mime-Version: 1.0 Content-Type: multipart/alternative; boundary="====1280459968====" --====1280459968==== Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1" -RBA *Minnesota *Duluth/North Shore *July 29, 2010 *MNDU1007.29 -Birds mentioned Buff-breasted Sandpiper Northern Hawk Owl Great Gray Owl Yellow-throated Vireo Golden-winged Warbler Tennessee Warbler Cape May Warbler Vesper Sparrow -Transcript Hotline: Minnesota, Duluth/North Shore Date: July 29, 2010 Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU) Reports: (218) 834-2858 Compiler: Jim Lind ([log in to unmask]) This is the Duluth Birding Report for July 29th, 2010 sponsored by the Minnesota Ornithologists' Union. With the breeding season winding down, songbird migration appears to be well underway in the region. Karl Bardon found 15 warbler species at Minnesota Point and Wisconsin Point, including GOLDEN-WINGED WARBLERS, TENNESSEE WARBLERS and CAPE MAY WARBLERS, as well as a YELLOW-THROATED VIREO. Dave Benson saw two BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPERS and a VESPER SPARROW on the 28th at the McQuade Road Safe Harbor boat access along Scenic Highway 61. Norma Malinowski saw a GREAT GRAY OWL on the 22nd along a trail just east of the Spruce Road and north of MN Highway 1. The NORTHERN HAWK OWL along Lake County Road 2, 0.2 mile north of the Kane Lake Road (CR 203) was still present on the 17th. The next scheduled update of this report will be on Thursday, August 5th. The telephone number of the Duluth Rare Bird Alert is 218-834-2858. Information about bird sightings may be left following the recorded message. The Duluth Birding Report is sponsored and funded by the Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU) as a service to its members. For more information on the MOU, either write us c/o the Bell Museum, e-mail us at [log in to unmask], or visit the MOU web site at moumn.org. --====1280459968==== Content-Type: text/html; charset="iso-8859-1"

-RBA
*Minnesota
*Duluth/North Shore
*July 29, 2010
*MNDU1007.29

-Birds mentioned -Transcript

Hotline: Minnesota, Duluth/North Shore
Date: July 29, 2010
Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU)
Reports: (218) 834-2858
Compiler: Jim Lind ([log in to unmask])

This is the Duluth Birding Report for July 29th, 2010 sponsored by the Minnesota Ornithologists' Union.

With the breeding season winding down, songbird migration appears to be well underway in the region. Karl Bardon found 15 warbler species at Minnesota Point and Wisconsin Point, including GOLDEN-WINGED WARBLERS, TENNESSEE WARBLERS and CAPE MAY WARBLERS, as well as a YELLOW-THROATED VIREO.

Dave Benson saw two BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPERS and a VESPER SPARROW on the 28th at the McQuade Road Safe Harbor boat access along Scenic Highway 61.

Norma Malinowski saw a GREAT GRAY OWL on the 22nd along a trail just east of the Spruce Road and north of MN Highway 1. The NORTHERN HAWK OWL along Lake County Road 2, 0.2 mile north of the Kane Lake Road (CR 203) was still present on the 17th.

The next scheduled update of this report will be on Thursday, August 5th.

The telephone number of the Duluth Rare Bird Alert is 218-834-2858. Information about bird sightings may be left following the recorded message.

The Duluth Birding Report is sponsored and funded by the Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU) as a service to its members. For more information on the MOU, either write us c/o the Bell Museum, e-mail us at [log in to unmask], or visit the MOU web site at moumn.org. --====1280459968====-- ========================================================================= Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2010 19:58:30 -0600 Reply-To: Rare Bird Alert <[log in to unmask]> Sender: Rare Bird Alert <[log in to unmask]> From: Anthony Hertzel <[log in to unmask]> Subject: MOU RBA 29 July 2010 Mime-Version: 1.0 Content-Type: multipart/alternative; boundary="====1280455110====" --====1280455110==== Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1" -RBA *Minnesota *Minnesota Statewide *July 29, 2010 *MNST1007.29 -Birds mentioned Gray Partridge Greater Prairie-Chicken Osprey Osprey Broad-winged Hawk Merlin Sandhill Crane Spotted Sandpiper Baird's Sandpiper Stilt Sandpiper Wilson's Snipe Bonaparte's Gull Franklin's Gull Black Tern Northern Hawk Owl Barred Owl Alder Flycatcher Black-billed Magpie Purple Martin Red-breasted Nuthatch Nashville Warbler Black-and-white Warbler Grasshopper Sparrow Scarlet Tanager Brewer's Blackbird Orchard Oriole -Transcript Hotline: Minnesota Statewide Date: July 29, 2010 Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU) http://moumn.org Reports: (763) 780-8890 Compiler: Anthony Hertzel ([log in to unmask]) This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, July 29, 2010 sponsored by the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce. You may also hear this report by calling (218)847-5743 or 1-800-433-1888. This has been a typical summer week in the northwest , with hot temperatures punctuated by showers and thunderstorms. Flowers are everywhere, and baby birds are noisy like all youngsters finding their voices. A few migrants are already starting to show up also. Beth Siverhus reported a NORTHERN HAWK OWL along MN 72 in Lake of the Woods County near Baudette on July 15. Doug Johnson, reporting from Bemidji, Beltrami County mentioned that BONAPARTE'S GULLS have returned to Lake Bemidji near the country club dock. Several pairs of MERLINS are nesting along the north shore of Lake Bemidji, and a family of BARRED OWLS are being seen in the campground and along the Bass Creek Trail. In Polk County, Bruce Flaig saw more than 20 BLACK-BILLED MAGPIES along CR 41 between CR 12 and MN 32 on July 24. Sandy Aubol reported that a RED-BREASTED NUTHATCH has returned to her yard in East Grand Forks. In Mahnomen County on the weekend, Ron Erpelding and Herb Dingmann found one GREATER PRAIRIE-CHICKEN, a pair of GRAY PARTRIDGE on 250 St, and some shorebirds at a flooded cornfield. Other species seen there included OSPREY, MERLIN, ALDER FLYCATCHER, NASHVILLE WARBLER, BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER, and GRASSHOPPER SPARROW. In Norman County, Ron and Herb found SCARLET TANAGER, BREWER'S BLACKBIRD, and ORCHARD ORIOLE. Clay County sightings by Ron and Herb included SEMI-PALMATED PLOVER, STILT SANDPIPER, and BAIRD'S SANDPIPERS at the Moorhead WTP, and an immature FRANKLIN'S GULL at the Ulen wastewater treatment ponds. Nancy Jackson reported 9 BLACK TERNS along CR 13 in Hubbard County near the town of Hubbard, one of which was carrying food. In Otter Tail County, Nancy Jackson observed 9 SANDHILL CRANES, SPOTTED SANDPIPER, and WILSON'S SNIPE near Deer Creek this week. James and Rita Loftness observed that a pair of OSPREY are building a nest on a pole about a mile south of Battle Lake. Nancy Jackson saw 2 juvenile BROAD-WINGED HAWKS and about 20 PURPLE MARTINS near Betsy Ross Resort on Lake Ida in Douglas County this week. Thanks to Beth Siverhus, Bruce Flaig, Doug Johnson, James and Rita Loftness, Nancy Jackson, Ron Erpelding, Herb Dingmann, and Sandy Aubol for their reports. Please report bird sightings to Jeanie Joppru by email, no later than Thursday each week, at [log in to unmask] OR call the Detroit Lakes Chamber's toll free number: 1-800-542-3992. Detroit Lakes area birders please call 847-9202. Please include the county where the sighting took place. The next scheduled update of this report is Thursday, August 5, 2010. Jeanie Joppru Pennington County, MN --====1280455110==== Content-Type: text/html; charset="iso-8859-1"

-RBA
*Minnesota
*Minnesota Statewide
*July 29, 2010
*MNST1007.29

-Birds mentioned -Transcript

Hotline: Minnesota Statewide
Date: July 29, 2010
Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU) http://moumn.org
Reports: (763) 780-8890
Compiler: Anthony Hertzel ([log in to unmask])

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, July 29, 2010 sponsored by the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce. You may also hear this report by calling (218)847-5743 or 1-800-433-1888.

This has been a typical summer week in the northwest , with hot temperatures punctuated by showers and thunderstorms. Flowers are everywhere, and baby birds are noisy like all youngsters finding their voices. A few migrants are already starting to show up also.

Beth Siverhus reported a NORTHERN HAWK OWL along MN 72 in Lake of the Woods County near Baudette on July 15.

Doug Johnson, reporting from Bemidji, Beltrami County mentioned that BONAPARTE'S GULLS have returned to Lake Bemidji near the country club dock. Several pairs of MERLINS are nesting along the north shore of Lake Bemidji, and a family of BARRED OWLS are being seen in the campground and along the Bass Creek Trail.

In Polk County, Bruce Flaig saw more than 20 BLACK-BILLED MAGPIES along CR 41 between CR 12 and MN 32 on July 24. Sandy Aubol reported that a RED-BREASTED NUTHATCH has returned to her yard in East Grand Forks.

In Mahnomen County on the weekend, Ron Erpelding and Herb Dingmann found one GREATER PRAIRIE-CHICKEN, a pair of GRAY PARTRIDGE on 250 St, and some shorebirds at a flooded cornfield. Other species seen there included OSPREY, MERLIN, ALDER FLYCATCHER, NASHVILLE WARBLER, BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER, and GRASSHOPPER SPARROW.

In Norman County, Ron and Herb found SCARLET TANAGER, BREWER'S BLACKBIRD, and ORCHARD ORIOLE.

Clay County sightings by Ron and Herb included SEMI-PALMATED PLOVER, STILT SANDPIPER, and BAIRD'S SANDPIPERS at the Moorhead WTP, and an immature FRANKLIN'S GULL at the Ulen wastewater treatment ponds.

Nancy Jackson reported 9 BLACK TERNS along CR 13 in Hubbard County near the town of Hubbard, one of which was carrying food.

In Otter Tail County, Nancy Jackson observed 9 SANDHILL CRANES, SPOTTED SANDPIPER, and WILSON'S SNIPE near Deer Creek this week. James and Rita Loftness observed that a pair of OSPREY are building a nest on a pole about a mile south of Battle Lake.

Nancy Jackson saw 2 juvenile BROAD-WINGED HAWKS and about 20 PURPLE MARTINS near Betsy Ross Resort on Lake Ida in Douglas County this week.

Thanks to Beth Siverhus, Bruce Flaig, Doug Johnson, James and Rita Loftness, Nancy Jackson, Ron Erpelding, Herb Dingmann, and Sandy Aubol for their reports.

Please report bird sightings to Jeanie Joppru by email, no later than Thursday each week, at [log in to unmask] OR call the Detroit Lakes Chamber's toll free number: 1-800-542-3992. Detroit Lakes area birders please call 847-9202. Please include the county where the sighting took place. The next scheduled update of this report is Thursday, August 5, 2010.

Jeanie Joppru Pennington County, MN

--====1280455110====-- ========================================================================= Date: Fri, 30 Jul 2010 05:54:46 -0600 Reply-To: Rare Bird Alert <[log in to unmask]> Sender: Rare Bird Alert <[log in to unmask]> From: Anthony Hertzel <[log in to unmask]> Subject: MOU RBA 30 July 2010 Mime-Version: 1.0 Content-Type: multipart/alternative; boundary="====1280490886====" --====1280490886==== Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1" -RBA *Minnesota *Minnesota Statewide *July 30, 2010 *MNST1007.30 -Birds mentioned Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Whimbrel Buff-breasted Sandpiper Bonaparte's Gull Least Tern Northern Hawk Owl Great Gray Owl Northern Mockingbird Golden-winged Warbler Cape May Warbler Purple Finch Evening Grosbeak -Transcript Hotline: Minnesota Statewide Date: July 30, 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, July 29th, 2010. I have a belated report of a LEAST TERN seen on July 18th at the Kandiyohi County Park at Diamond Lake about four miles north of U.S. Highway 12 and northwest of the town of Atwater. Karl Roe found a WHIMBREL on the 28th near a sod farm just east of Farmington in Dakota County. The location was the east side of Blaine Avenue along 200th Street. On the 19th, a YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON was photographed by Aron Wilterding in Plymouth, Hennepin County, at a pond near the 2800 block of Alvarado Lane North. In Lake of the Woods County, Beth Siverhus reported a NORTHERN HAWK OWL along state highway 72 near Baudette on July 15th. And in Lake County, Norma Malinowski saw a GREAT GRAY OWL on the 22nd along a trail just east of the Spruce Road and north of state Highway 1. An immature NORTHERN MOCKINGBIRD was reported on the 26th by Nick Rowse at the headquarters office of the Minnesota NWR in Bloomington, Hennepin County. Fall migrants include BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER, BONAPARTE'S GULL, GOLDEN-WINGED WARBLER, CAPE MAY WARBLER, PURPLE FINCH, and EVENING GROSBEAK. The next scheduled update of this tape is Thursday, August 5th, 2010. --====1280490886==== Content-Type: text/html; charset="iso-8859-1"

-RBA
*Minnesota
*Minnesota Statewide
*July 30, 2010
*MNST1007.30

-Birds mentioned -Transcript

Hotline: Minnesota Statewide
Date: July 30, 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, July 29th, 2010.

I have a belated report of a LEAST TERN seen on July 18th at the Kandiyohi County Park at Diamond Lake about four miles north of U.S. Highway 12 and northwest of the town of Atwater.

Karl Roe found a WHIMBREL on the 28th near a sod farm just east of Farmington in Dakota County. The location was the east side of Blaine Avenue along 200th Street.

On the 19th, a YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON was photographed by Aron Wilterding in Plymouth, Hennepin County, at a pond near the 2800 block of Alvarado Lane North.

In Lake of the Woods County, Beth Siverhus reported a NORTHERN HAWK OWL along state highway 72 near Baudette on July 15th. And in Lake County, Norma Malinowski saw a GREAT GRAY OWL on the 22nd along a trail just east of the Spruce Road and north of state Highway 1.

An immature NORTHERN MOCKINGBIRD was reported on the 26th by Nick Rowse at the headquarters office of the Minnesota NWR in Bloomington, Hennepin County.

Fall migrants include BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER, BONAPARTE'S GULL, GOLDEN-WINGED WARBLER, CAPE MAY WARBLER, PURPLE FINCH, and EVENING GROSBEAK.

The next scheduled update of this tape is Thursday, August 5th, 2010. --====1280490886====--