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-RBA *Minnesota *Minnesota Statewide *May 26, 2011 *MNST1105.26-Birds mentioned
Hotline: Minnesota Statewide
Date: May 26, 2011
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This is the Minnesota Birding Report for May 26th, 2011.
On the 21st, Chad Heins found a PRAIRIE WARBLER at Courthouse County Park on Waseca County Road 75 southeast of the town of Waseca.
A YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON was reported on the 21st in Eden Prairie, Dakota County, but I have no specific location.
A PARASITIC JAEGER was seen by Matti Hakkila on the 25th on Lake Superior just west of the Lester River in Duluth.
On May 23rd, three RED-THROATED LOONS were on the Lake Superior side of Park Point in Duluth. One was seen from the 12th Street access and the other two were at the 31st Street access. On the same day, a NORTHERN MOCKINGBIRD was at the Park Point Recreation Area in Duluth, just south of the bath house building. Another mockingbird was along 412th Lane west of 597th Avenue in New Ulm, Nicollet County on the 19th.
On May 22nd, a LONG-TAILED DUCK was at Swartout Lake southeast of Annandale in Wright County.
The Steele County SUMMER TANAGER reported last week at Rice Lake State Park was still present on the 18th. It's being seen along the lake trail between the access trails leading to the lake from campgrounds A and B. And a WESTERN TANAGER was at the Bass Ponds area of Bloomington, Hennepin County on the 26th.
The next scheduled update of this tape is June 2nd, 2011.
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