*Minnesota Statewide
*February 3, 2012

-Birds mentioned -Transcript

Hotline: Minnesota Statewide
Date: February 3, 2012
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 February 2nd, 2012.

The NORTHERN HAWK OWL near Gooseberry Falls State Park in Lake County was still there on the 30th. It's been found most recently along state highway 61 at the Gooseberry River.

An AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER is being seen northeast of Isabella in St. Louis County along the Sawbill Landing Road, three-quarters of a mile north of forest road 172.

On January 25th, Jay Hamernick reported a TOWNSEND'S SOLITAIRE in Cook County along the Croftville Road. It was feeding along the road near house number 1461. A TOWNSEND'S SOLITAIRE was found on the 2nd by Dave Grosshuesch at the Grand Marais Forest Service office along state highway 61 on the west side of town.

The VARIED THRUSH -- first seen January 17th in Hasting Dakota County at 17774 Blackbird Trail -- was still present today. And on the 1st, a VARIED THRUSH was reported by Warren Nelson and Butch Ukura in Morrison County. Please call Joe and Grace Dembouski for directions at 320-277-3832.

The next scheduled update of this tape is February 9th, 2012.