[mou] Rochester

Steve Weston sweston2 at comcast.net
Wed Apr 30 01:49:11 CDT 2008

This evening after work left me in Rochester, I stopped at the impound dams 
west of Rochester by the landfill.  I found eighteen species of waterfowl 
1 Common Loon
Red-necked Grebe
4 Horned Grebe
65+ Ruddy Duck on one pond and perhaps ten more on the other

I had one bird calling from the landfill that I could not ID.  The call had 
six long notes.  The first three were a nasal or non-musical call followed 
by three whistles similar in quality and tone to a Cardinal.  I do not have 
anything on my Stokes eastern tapes that suggests an ID.  I tried to find 
the bird which was probably calling from the pines, but...

Steve Weston on Quiggley Lake in Eagan, MN
sweston2 at comcast.net 

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