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-RBA *Minnesota *Minnesota Statewide *August 31, 2006 *MNST0608.31-Birds mentioned
Hotline: Minnesota Statewide
Date: August 31, 2006
Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU) http://moumn.org
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Compiler: Anthony Hertzel (firstname.lastname@example.org)
This is the Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday August 31st 2006.
On the 26th,Bill Marengo found twelve PLEGADIS IBIS at various points along the Big Stone NWR auto tour route in Lac Qui Parle County. On the same day, Peder Svingen found 23 more along state highway 28 just west of Big Stone County Road 61.
A family of eight SPRUCE GROUSE was seen by Brad Bolduan in George Washington State Forest in Itasca County on the 27th, on a gravel road going south to Bear Lake.
Ron Erpelding found a CAROLINA WREN on the 25th at the Upper Sioux Agency State Park campground southeast of Granite Falls in Yellow Medicine County. The wren was in the walk-in campsites area between the bank of the Yellow Medicine River and the entrance road.
Southbound migrants reported recently include OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER, YELLOW-BELLIED FLYCATCHER, AMERICAN PIPIT, NORTHERN PARULA, MOURNING WARBLER, BLACKBURNIAN WARBLER, and BLACKPOLL WARBLER.
The next scheduled update of this tape is Thursday, September 7th 2006.
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