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June 29, 2016
 Two common nighthawk chicks (upper right) sit nearly invisible on a prairie rock. Photo by Rick Bohn. play button
Flight Lines: Bug hunter declining in numbers
June 29, 2016 - 7:03am
June 15, 2016
Western meadowlarks often perch atop fenceposts to sing. By Rick Bohn.  
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Video: Meadowlark recognized as symbol of west
June 15, 2016 - 8:00am
June 3, 2016
Cooper's hawks are arguably responsible for more misidentified raptors than any other species.Submitted. play button
NEW: Flight Lines Video: Even images in hand won't stop mistaken identities
June 3, 2016 - 10:57am
December 30, 2015
An apparent hybrid between a Canada goose and a greater white-fronted goose showed up in north Fargo in 2012. Photo by Keith Corliss
Flight Lines: Hybrids seen in bird families
December 30, 2015 - 12:45am
December 9, 2015
American dippers are an all-gray, short-tailed, stubby-winged aquatic songbird that has never been found in North Dakota. Photo by Keith Corliss
Flight Lines: Aquatic river bird missing from North Dakota list
December 9, 2015 - 1:00am
April 21, 2015
This American crow quietly stood vigil in a tree while its mate foraged in a nearby farm field last weekend near north Fargo. Crows are very social birds and are rarely found alone.play button
Flight Lines: American crow couple familiar
April 21, 2015 - 9:11pm
March 18, 2015
Pileated woodpeckers are the largest woodpeckers north of Mexico and represent one of four species to spend the entire year in the Red River Valley. Photo by Keith Corliss
Flight lines: Woodpeckers’ drumming part of communication
March 18, 2015 - 6:30am
March 3, 2015
One of several golden eagles observed recently by a group of Fargo-area birders in the Pierre, S.D., area. Photo by Carol Arzt
Flight Lines: Fallibility to be expected in identification of birds
March 3, 2015 - 4:15pm
February 10, 2015
Other than body shape and size, the California towhee – seen here – shares a name but bears little resemblance to the two towhee species found locally. Photo by Keith Corliss
Flight Lines: Birds are often named for their sounds, calls
February 10, 2015 - 1:57pm
January 20, 2015
The design of the Vikings stadium in Minneapolis features large glass panels. The National Audubon Society and other organizations have been vocal in their opposition to the use of non-bird-safe glass. So far stadium authorities have rejected any changes. Submitted photoplay button
Flight lines: Modern living takes heavy toll on birds
January 20, 2015 - 5:08pm
January 5, 2015
Twin Cities falconer Chase Delles showed up in the area recently to hunt white-tailed jackrabbits with his golden eagle. Photo by Keith Corliss
Flight Lines: Anything can happen during Christmas Bird Count
January 5, 2015 - 11:31am
December 17, 2014
Nocturnal species, such as this boreal owl, typically spend the daylight hours sleeping and roosting in heavy cover. Photo by Keith Corliss
Flight Lines: Where do birds sleep?
December 17, 2014 - 12:14am
December 2, 2014
Wild turkeys have been quite successful in urban areas around the Fargo-Moorhead area, at times becoming bothersome. Photo by Keith Corliss
Flight Lines: Interesting origin of a familiar bird
December 2, 2014 - 3:35pm
November 5, 2014
American pipits traverse our area every spring and fall on the way to and from Arctic breeding areas. Photo by Keith Corliss
Flight Lines: Tundra nester shows broad range
November 5, 2014 - 10:06am
October 21, 2014
Black rosy-finch is an alpine species not seen locally but is one of a surprisingly few true finches to be found in North America. Photo by Keith Corliss
Flight Lines: Sorting out bird species an ongoing process
October 21, 2014 - 4:06pm