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-RBA
*Minnesota
*Minnesota Statewide
*August 2, 2013
*MNST1308.02

-Birds mentioned
Greater White-fronted Goose
Red-throated Loon
Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Red-necked Phalarope
Great Gray Owl
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
Swainson's Thrush
Tennessee Warbler
Bay-breasted Warbler
Yellow-throated Warbler
White-throated Sparrow
Purple Finch
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Hotline: Minnesota Statewide
Date: August 2, 2013
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 August 1st, 2013.

The YELLOW-THROATED WARBLER is still being seen on the east side of the
Nature Store parking lot at Whitewater State Park in Winona County, and
on July 27th, it was photographed feeding three young.

Erik Bruhnke reported a RED-THROATED LOON on the 24th from Lake Superior
near the Sky Harbor Airport of Park Point in Duluth.

On July 31st, Doug Kieser reported four BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPERS at the
Jirik Sod Farms near in Empire Township in Dakota County. This was on
the west side of County Road 79 and south of 200th Street.

On the 29th, Sparky Stensaas found a GREAT GRAY OWL in Lake County,
along the Whyte Road about two miles west of its intersection with
Cloquet Lake Road.

Interesting was Herb Dingmann sighting of a GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE
in a Scott County wetland along state highway 19 about two miles west of
New Prague.

In Fillmore County, Dedrick Benz found a RED-NECKED PHALAROPE on August
2nd, at a farm pond about 15 miles south of Rushford between the towns
of Highland and Bratsberg. Other fall migrants reported over the past
week include YELLOW-BELLIED FLYCATCHER, SWAINSON'S THRUSH, TENNESSEE
WARBLER, BAY-BREASTED WARBLER, WHITE-THROATED SPARROW, and PURPLE FINCH.

The next scheduled update is Thursday August 8th, 2013.