[mou] 180th St. Marsh, Point Douglas, & more Saturday

Jim Ryan muchmoredoc at gmail.com
Sun Apr 6 17:30:01 CDT 2008

Late report, I birded Black Dog Lake, Lilydale Park and Dakota/Washington
County Saturday:

*Mississippi River at Lilydale Park:*
C. Loon - FOY
Hooded Merganser - FOY

*Black Dog:*
C. Merganser
N. Shoveler
Am. Coot
L. Scaup
Ring-necked Duck
Tree Swallow
Wood Duck
Canada Geese

*180th St. Marsh* was quite active again:
Green-winged Teal
Blue-winged Teal
Am. Widgeon
L. Scaup
N. Shoveler
Ring-necked Duck
Wood Duck
N. Harrier
Bald Eagle -immature
Horned Lark
Am. Coot
Chorus Frogs calling

Large flock (est. 500+) of ducks in the cornfield at 205th & Goodwin -
unable to stop and safely scope

*Point Douglas Park:*
2 eagles
R B gulls

RIP: 140th St. Marsh is very dry - a few red-winged Blackbirds are
attempting to establish territory
Whitish looking stuff on vegetation in bottom of pond area - it wasn't frost
yesterday - what was it?


Jim Ryan on St. Paul's Westside
651-308-0234 business cell

"A man who dares to waste an hour of time has not discovered the value of
life." - Charles Darwin
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