[mou] Aitkin County this last weekend
wenelson at mlecmn.net
Sun Jan 13 20:08:28 CST 2008
This last Saturday, Butch Ukura and I birded around Aitkin County and
found a few interesting things.
SNOWY OWL: from the stopligjht in Aitkin, go northeast on highways
169/210 for about 3 miles to 370th Lane. the bird was about 1/4 mile in.
SNOWY OWL: from the Mississsippi bridge on the north side of Aitkin,
take C.R.1 for about 5.7 miles. Bird was on the far side of the west field.
AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER: from Lawler, take C.R.27 south for 3.7
miles. Workings are on the east side of the road.
BOHEMIAN WAXWINGS: from Palisade, go south on C.R.5 for 3 miles to
Twnshp 380. Then go west for 3 miles and south for 2.1 miles. About
50-60 birds in a large flowering crab on the west side of the road.
SHARP-TAILED GROUSE: 4 birds on C.R.18 about 2 and 1/4 miles east of
Other birds seen: 100 SNOW BUNTINGS, 60 COMMON REDPOLLS, 4 NORTHERN
SHRIKES, PINE GROSBEAKS, 4 RUFFED GROUSE, 4 BALD EAGLES, ROUGH-LEGGED
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