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Confessions of a traveling rarity chaser
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The sometimes subtle clues birds leave, including tracks
Canadian bird heading back home for summer; Early spring means tree sparrows; Misnamed bird making an appearance
Oh the places I would go
Assessing nature not always clear-cut
Personal journeys now shared on website
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August 19, 2014
Flight Lines: Lanky shorebird a delight to find anywhere
It was well over 20 years ago. I was driving east on Cass County Road 20 north of West Fargo on my way to Hector International Airport. At one...
August 19, 2014 - 3:11pm
August 5, 2014
Flight Lines: Shorebird stories are almost mythical
It actually began some weeks ago, the arrival of the first migrant shorebirds into our area following the breeding season. An individual here,...
August 5, 2014 - 4:25pm
July 9, 2014
Flight Lines: Night-lights from natural sources
That we as a species have a fascination, a need even, for light is not in doubt. In its absence there is only deep, glooming dark. With dark...
July 9, 2014 - 1:53pm
June 24, 2014
Flight Lines: Understated sparrows synonymous with prairie
Every school kid growing up in North Dakota learns of our state bird, the Western meadow-lark (Sturnella neglecta). It’s a robust specimen...
June 24, 2014 - 3:22pm
May 27, 2014
Flight Lines: Migrant birds savor warmth, too
Early last week the dam finally, thankfully, broke. The endless cold of a protracted spring gave way to warming on a level we have all been eagerly...
May 27, 2014 - 9:18pm
May 14, 2014
Birding more than watching
I sometimes wonder if I would have gotten a head start 30-some years ago if it had been called something other than “bird watching.” The...
May 14, 2014 - 9:47am
April 29, 2014
Flight Lines: In defense of the lowly sparrow
The sparrows are back. All winter long members of the songbird family, Emberizidae, have been absent from our area, spending the cold non-breeding...
April 29, 2014 - 3:58pm
April 15, 2014
Flight Lines: Nation’s symbol has rebounded well from mid-century low
There was quite a buzz on the local online bird chat a few weeks ago as a certain raptor made its presence known with gusto in our area. Indeed,...
April 15, 2014 - 3:37pm
March 18, 2014
Flight Lines: The most common bird no one knows
That there exists a widespread and common bird under the collective noses of North Dakotans yet few have ever heard of it is not entirely surprising....
March 18, 2014 - 5:35pm
March 4, 2014
Flight Lines: Picking favorites not an easy task
Upon discovering that I spend considerable time looking at birds, people I meet inevitably get around to asking the question: What is your favorite...
March 4, 2014 - 2:34pm
February 18, 2014
Learning by doing: a formula for the budding bidder
Last week I began thinking about the progressive chain, the one that has led me to the relationship I currently enjoy with the outdoors. It took...
February 18, 2014 - 4:00pm
February 4, 2014
Flight lines: Reports of low bird numbers hard to quantify
In a voice bordering on exasperation, friend and former coworker, Craig McEwen, blurted out his question over the phone last week, “So where...
February 4, 2014 - 4:55pm
January 21, 2014
For birds, it's all about the bill
An axe-wielding man ambles toward a pile of wood. The obvious assumption is he’s about to create smaller pieces of wood out of the larger ones...
January 21, 2014 - 11:31am
January 7, 2014
Flight Lines: Keeping hens, more than just a food source
“Going down there to tend to my birds is a joyful and wonderful part of my day, I look forward to it every time,” my friend Bubba Schwartz...
January 7, 2014 - 1:31pm
December 31, 2013
Rare visitor becomes prey
As lucky as we were to be able to tally a Brown Thrasher during the recent Fargo-Moorhead Christmas Bird Count held Dec. 14 (see Flightlines,...
December 31, 2013 - 9:27am