-RBA *Minnesota *Minnesota Statewide *July 19, 2012 *MNST1207.19-Birds mentioned
Hotline: Minnesota Statewide
Date: July 19, 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 Thursday July 19th, 2012.
A LAZULI BUNTING was seen and photographed at a feeder in Shoreview, Ramsey County on July 14th. It was at a private residence along Bristol Run Road, and as yet I have no information concerning access.
I have a secondhand report of a RUFF seen July 18th in Otter Tail County. Check the wetlands and flooded fields at the intersection of county road 1 and 170th Street, about four and a half miles south of Fergus Falls.
A possible LITTLE BLUE HERON was reported on the 12th from Mississippi Point Park in Champlin, Hennepin County.
Southbound shorebirds reported recently include SEMIPALMATED PLOVER, SANDERLING, STILT SANDPIPER, WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER, and LEAST SANDPIPER.
The next scheduled update of this tape is Thursday July 26th, 2012.