-RBA *Minnesota *Minnesota Statewide *September 6, 2012 *MNST1209.06-Birds mentioned
Hotline: Minnesota Statewide
Date: September 6, 2012
Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU) http://moumn.org
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Compiler: Anthony Hertzel ([log in to unmask])
This is the Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday September 6th, 2012.
On September 3rd, a MISSISSIPPI KITE flew over Mike Hendrickson's house in west Duluth.
Two CAROLINA WRENS were reported in Rochester, Olmsted County on the 3rd. They are being seen along 7th Avenue SW between 9th and 10th Streets. At least one bird has been here since August 20th.
On the 1st, Beau Shroyer reported a SNOWY EGRET flying over the Otter Tail River north of Frazee in Becker County. It was later discovered at Trieglaff Lake, which has no public access.
On the 2nd, a NORTHERN MOCKINGBIRD was at Springsteel Island just north of Warroad in Roseau County. Though not seen since Sunday, check near the western end of the loop road.
Fall migrants reported since last week include WHIP-POOR-WILL, AMERICAN PIPIT, CANADA WARBLER, BLACK-THROATED BLUE WARBLER, and WHITE-THROATED SPARROW.
The next scheduled update of this tape is Thursday September 13th, 2012.