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*Minnesota Statewide
*January 29, 2009

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Hotline: Minnesota Statewide
Date: January 29, 2009
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, January 29th 2009.

In Duluth, the immature GOLDEN-CROWNED SPARROW was still at 21 East College Street today, but is being seen only intermittently.

Also in Duluth, the male BARROW'S GOLDENEYE was seen at Canal Park on the 28th.

Despite apparent trapping by grounds-keepers, there is still at least one SNOWY OWL at the Minneapolis - St. Paul airport, best looked for along Cargo Road. A SNOWY OWL was still in Dodge County on the 25th, in a field to the west of 150th Avenue about halfway between 690th and 700th Street. And in Mower County, a SNOWY OWL was near Sargeant along 640th Avenue, south of 300th Street.

On the 26th, at least one SPRUCE GROUSE was in Lake County along state highway 1, a tenth of a mile east of mile marker 302.

And a VARIED THRUSH is visiting a feeder in Independence, Hennepin County, but at this point I have no further details.

The next scheduled update of this tape is Thursday, February 5th 2009.

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