*Minnesota Statewide
*September 26, 2014

-Birds mentioned -Transcript

Hotline: Minnesota Statewide
Date: September 26, 2014
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 September 25th, 2014.

The RUFOUS HUMMINGBIRD first reported from Le Sueur County on the 15th is still being seen. It is visiting the Nesgoda yard in the town of Le Sueur at 30627 Pumpkin Hill Road.

Mike Hendrickson found a LONG-TAILED JAEGER on the 25th at the far end of Park Point in Duluth. Also in the area were two PARASITIC JAEGERS.

A ROSS'S GOOSE was at the golf course in Two Harbors, Lake County on the 21st. And a TOWNSEND'S SOLITAIRE was seen breifly in Cloquet, Carlton County, earlier this week, but the report was cut off and I have no further details. Other southbound migrants recently reported include SNOW GOOSE, CACKLING GOOSE, GOLDEN EAGLE, AMERICAN PIPIT, WHITE-CROWNED SPARROW, and HARRIS'S SPARROW.

The next scheduled update is Thursday October 2nd, 2014.