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Birding

Thank you to Edie Barrett for sharing some local birding information!  We have many comment on the birding opportunities in the area; however, we did not have detailed information to share… until now! She also attached a list of birds – and it is quite a list! PDF File:  mnchecklist SL 15 Edie writes…  On Saturday, April 25, William Peterson of St. Cloud, and I participated in the 40th annual Salt Lake Bird Count. There were at least 100 people who showed-up in Marietta (at 7 AM!), most came from far reaching areas across Minnesota to help identify and count the migrating birds of Lac Qui Parle County and Big Stone County. I have to say, it was a hoot of a good time (pun intended). The group divided into various car caravan tours, each assigned to a birding guide. Our caravan had four cars; our guide was Mark Lystig of Eagen, MN. Mark was exceptional in his knowledge and his enthusiasm to help educate all of us regarding the different species of birds. It …