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North Central 2006
An eight day birding adventure to Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, and Wisconsin
June 16 - June 23, 2006








Five states - 1900 miles - eight days

The Route

Species List

Friday June 16 - Minnesota (Hot, scattered thunderstorms)
  Flight from Philadelphia to Minneapolis
  Sand Dunes State Forest
  Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge
  Various pulloffs, ponds and lakes
  Night in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota
Saturday June 17 - Minnesota / North Dakota (Warm, partly cloudy)
  Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge
  Hamden Slough National Wildlife Refuge
  Felton Prairie
  Fargo Sewage Ponds
  Jamestown Sewage Ponds
  Various pulloffs, ponds, lakes, and agricultural fields
  Night in Jamestown, North Dakota
Sunday June 18 - North Dakota  (Mild, very windy, partly cloudy)
   Arrowwood National Wildlife Refuge
   Chase Lake National Wildlife Refuge
   Various ponds and lakes
   Night in Jamestown, North Dakota
Monday June 19 - North Dakota / South Dakota (Warm, partly cloudy)
  Jamestown Sewage Ponds
  Wilson Dam
  Sand Lake National Wildlife Refuge
  Various rest stops, ponds, marshes, agricultural fields
  Night in Aberdeen, South Dakota
Tuesday June 20 - South Dakota / Iowa (Warm, partly cloudy)
   Blue Dog Fish Hatchery
   Dry Lake
   Big Sioux Wildlife Area
  Various ponds and agricultural fields
  Night in Rock Valley, Iowa
Wednesday June 21 - Iowa / Minnesota / Wisconsin (Hot, partly cloudy)
   Union Slough NWR
   Goose Island County Park
  Various agricultural fields and pull offs
  Night in La Crosse, Wisconsin
Thursday June 22 - Wisconsin (Hot, partly cloudy)
   La Cross Rivere Marsh and Nixion Nature Center
  Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge
  Maiden Rock Bluff Natural Area
  Various pulloffs
  Night in Hudson Wisconsin
Friday June 23 - Wisconsin / Minnesota
  Return flight home