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-RBA
*Minnesota
*Minnesota Statewide
*March 27, 2015
*MNST1503.27

-Birds mentioned
Mute Swan
Eurasian Wigeon
Cinnamon Teal
Long-tailed Duck
Common Loon
Horned Grebe
Great Blue Heron
Sandhill Crane
Baird's Sandpiper
Wilson's Snipe
American Woodcock
Fox Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Golden-crowned Sparrow
Eastern Meadowlark
Western Meadowlark
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Hotline: Minnesota Statewide
Date: March 27, 2015
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 March 26th, 2015.

A male EURASIAN WIGEON was reported by Craig Mandel from Jackson County
on the 26th. It was found in a small wetland at the northwest corner of
the junction of county roads 86 and 9, which is about two miles north of
the town of Heron Lake.

The GOLDEN-CROWNED SPARROW is still being seen in Duluth, though
intermittently. On the 26th, it was at the home on the corner of 44th
Avenue East and Regent Street. Birders are welcome to visit but the
homeowners ask that they stand by the corner of the front porch and not
in the yard.

On March 21st, Bill Marengo reported an adult male CINNAMON TEAL at the
New Germany wetlands in Carver County. This is about a quarter of a mile
south of the intersection of county road 30 and Yale Avenue. Check the
area on the west side of Yale Avenue.

On the 16th, a MUTE SWAN was near near Pelican Lake in Wright County at
the junction of highway 37 and Halsey Avenue NE.

A LONG-TAILED DUCK is being seen daily on the Mississippi River at the
Coon Rapids Dam in Anoka County. It is most often found at the far
northwest corner of the park property.

Bill Litkey reported an early BAIRD'S SANDPIPER on the 17th at the west
end of Lake Byllesby in Dakota County. Other northbound arrivals include
COMMON LOON, HORNED GREBE, GREAT BLUE HERON, SANDHILL CRANE, WILSON'S
SNIPE, AMERICAN WOODCOCK, FOX SPARROW, SONG SPARROW, EASTERN MEADOWLARK,
and WESTERN MEADOWLARK.

The next scheduled update is Thursday April 2nd, 2015.