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-RBA *Minnesota *Minnesota Statewide *August 4, 2011 *MNST1108.04-Birds mentioned
Hotline: Minnesota Statewide
Date: August 4, 2011
Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU) http://moumn.org
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Compiler: Anthony Hertzel (email@example.com)
This is the Minnesota Birding Report for August 4th, 2011.
Nine BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPERS were found by Jan Kraemer on the 1st at the Park Point Recreation Area ball fields in Duluth. On July 29th, Bob Williams found several Buff-breasted Sandpipers in a field on the south side of McLeod County Road 5 about two miles west of County Road 1. John Cyrus reported them in Carver County on the 30th in a field just north of the Salem Avenue sod farm. On the same day, Jim Ryan found them in Rice County in a field on the west side of Goodhue Avenue just south of 90th Street. And on July 31st, Steve Weston found them at Etter bottoms in Goodhue County.
Other shorebirds reported over the past several days include SEMIPALMATED PLOVER, LESSER YELLOWLEGS, SOLITARY SANDPIPER, LEAST SANDPIPER, SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPER, BAIRD'S SANDPIPER, and PECTORAL SANDPIPER.
And on August 4th, Bruce Baer reported a SWAINSON'S HAWK in Dakota County at mile post 24 of state highway 3.
The next scheduled update of this tape is August 11th, 2011.
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