[mou] [rba] Northwest Minnesota Birding Report- Thursday, July 10, 2008

Jeanie Joppru ajjoppru at wiktel.com
Thu Jul 10 21:17:46 CDT 2008

*Detroit Lakes
*July 10, 2008

-Birds mentioned
Red-necked Grebe
Green Heron
Black Tern
Hermit Thrush
Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
Northern Cardinal
Yellow-headed Blackbird

Hotline: Minnesota, Detroit Lakes
Date: July 10, 2008
Sponsor: Lakes Area Birding Club, Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce
Reports: 1-800-542-3992 (weekdays during business hours)
Compiler: Jeanie Joppru (ajjoppru at wiktel.com)

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, July 10,
2008 sponsored by the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce. You
may also hear this report by calling (218)847-5743 or 1-800-433-1888.

Weather has been warm and pleasant this week in the northwest. A few
thunderstorms have occurred of course, but no really heavy rain to spoil
the fun. Summer flowers are blooming including now the Showy Lady
Slipper, the state flower, and where the habitat supports them, the
Pitcher Plants. Soon we will have Wood Lilies in all the ditches.

Pat DeWenter was at Lake Bemidji State Park on July 5 where she reported
11 species of warbler still singing. Other species seen included HERMIT

>From Rydell NWR, Elizabeth Almlie reported a NORTHERN CARDINAL that
appeared at the refuge on July 6. Other species included RED-NECKED
DICKCISSEL at Glacial Ridge NWR on July 5. The bird was seen along the
road at the south end of section 6 of Tilden Township. On June 27, a
NELSON'S SHARP-TAILED SPARROW was found in section 20, 100 yards north
from the second pulloff west of MN 32 on the north side of MN 32. He
also reported nesting BLACK TERNS on the refuge.

Thanks to Elizabeth Almlie, Nathaniel Emery, and Pat DeWenter for their

Please report bird sightings to Jeanie Joppru by email, no later than
Thursday each week, at ajjoppru at wiktel.com OR call the Detroit Lakes
Chamber's toll free number: 1-800-542-3992. Detroit Lakes area birders
please call 847-9202. Please include the county where the sighting took
place. The next scheduled update of this report is Thursday, July 17,

Jeanie Joppru
Pennington County, MN

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