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*Minnesota Statewide
*December 11, 2008

-Birds mentioned -Transcript

Hotline: Minnesota Statewide
Date: December 11, 2008
Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU) http://moumn.org
Reports: (763) 780-8890
Compiler: Anthony Hertzel (axhertzel@sihope.com)

This is the Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, December 11th 2008.

On the 9th, eight species of gull were on Black Dog Lake in Dakota County. Among them were BONAPARTE'S GULL, GLAUCOUS GULL, ICELAND GULL, LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL, GREAT BLACK-BACKED GULL, and THAYER'S GULL.

In St. Louis County, a GREAT GRAY OWL was on the east side of Young Lake on December 9th, about six miles northeast of Cotton. A NORTHERN HAWK OWL is still along U.S. Highway 53 about two miles south of Cotton. In Aitkin County, a NORTHERN HAWK OWL was along county road 47 one mile north of Malmo on December 5th.

A VARIED THRUSH is still in Ely, St. Louis County, along the 1200 block of Main Street.

The next scheduled update of this tape is Thursday, December 18th 2008.

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