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February 22, 2017
A black-capped chickadee gathers nest material from a dead red squirrel. By  Keith Corliss
Assessing nature not always clear-cut
February 22, 2017 - 6:10am
February 1, 2017
Snow bunting (left) and horned lark are just two of 61 species tabulated on New Year's Day in North Dakota and submitted to eBird. Photo by Keith Corliss.
Personal journeys now shared on website
February 1, 2017 - 7:04am
January 4, 2017
Flight lines: Staying connected with birds and those who watch them
January 4, 2017 - 6:23am
December 21, 2016
A rough-legged hawk--a high Arctic nesting bird--sits warming itself in the sun near the Fargo landfill last Saturday. It was one of eight seen during the Fargo-Moorhead Christmas Bird Count. By Keith Corliss.
Flight Lines: Difficult conditions don't stop local bird count; local birders take part in hemisphere-wide census
December 21, 2016 - 6:11am
December 11, 2016
Dan Hertle of Grand Rapids, Minn., coaxes life into a small campfire during a day of marten and fisher trapping in Chippewa National Forest north of Grand Rapids on Nov. 29, 2016. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Cook: Some days just require a fire
December 11, 2016 - 9:33am
November 10, 2016
Fisheries technician Dave Beron feeds young Kamloops rainbow trout at the French River Hatchery near Duluth on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com
MN announces plans to close hatchery used to raise trout, salmon
November 10, 2016 - 5:04pm
November 9, 2016
Large round eyes add to the eerie sense of unease humans often attribute to owls.
Nocturnal bird a rich source of lore
November 9, 2016 - 6:00am
October 30, 2016
A tracking collar allows the research team to study movements as deer travel. (Bret Amundson/Forum News Service)
Minnesota DNR deer leader: Population on way up
October 30, 2016 - 6:02am
October 26, 2016
 The invasion of the Eurasiaon collared-dove has taken place since Janssen's book, Birds in Minnesota, was published and so doesn't get a mention in it. Keith Corliss/The Pioneer
Flight Lines: Ranges not static, never have been
October 26, 2016 - 5:27am
October 11, 2016
Sharp-shinned hawks, like this first-year bird, are usually the first migrating raptor species to be seen in the fall.
Keith Corliss.
Zen and the art of hawk watching: Identifying migrating raptors always a challenge
October 11, 2016 - 10:18am
September 7, 2016
At over 500 pages, "Birds & People" is a large book but deserving of shelf space regardless. Submitted photo
Flight Lines: Beautiful volume worth a spot on shelf
September 7, 2016 - 8:20am
August 24, 2016
A meadowlark enjoys a warm day. As fall approaches, there is still time to enjoy all of the warm weather birds in this area. Special to the Pioneer.
Flight Lines: Feathers and leaves comparable
August 24, 2016 - 10:59am
August 10, 2016
Just one the many trails that wind through roadless boreal forests in Manitoba's Riding Mountain National Park. Keith Corliss.
Flight Lines: Riding Mountain, the other nearby national park
August 10, 2016 - 8:03am
July 27, 2016
Noah Kuck points out a bird to Clay Schultze.  By Keith Corliss.
Flight Lines: Rest easy birders, the future is bright
July 27, 2016 - 7:16am
July 14, 2016
Normally a grayish bird of little distinction, a willet becomes striking once its wings are exposed. Submitted Photo by Rick Bohnplay button
Flight Lines with VIDEO: Willet's scientific name changed
July 14, 2016 - 8:00am
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