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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 17, 2016
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Announcing a nuthatch watch; red-breasted nuthatch a likely species in Grand Forks-East Grand Forks Christmas Bird Count
December 17, 2016 - 11:04pm
December 14, 2016
A Ring-Billed Gull – waterfowl like these are a particularly rare find during the Christmas bird count, which takes place Thursday, Dec. 15 in the Detroit Lakes area, and Monday, Dec. 19 at Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge. Submitted photo
Volunteers needed for annual bird count
December 14, 2016 - 11:08am
December 11, 2016
Always in Season: Canadians debate a national bird
December 11, 2016 - 12:21pm
December 4, 2016
Always in Season: A rundown of winter woodpeckers
December 4, 2016 - 3:53pm
November 27, 2016
Always in Season: The wild turkey survives by its wiles
November 27, 2016 - 12:11pm
November 20, 2016
Jacobs: Goldfinches lead cavalcade of winter bird species
November 20, 2016 - 9:52am
November 13, 2016
Merganser makes a special day and place
November 13, 2016 - 10:54am
October 16, 2016
Rusty blackbird illustration by Mike Jacobs / Forum News Service
Rusty blackbird seems to be slipping away
October 16, 2016 - 7:06am
July 28, 2016
CHS Sunflower produces a number of seed blends under the Feathered Friend brand name. Trevor Peterson / Forum News Serviceplay button
Bird food industry flying high
July 28, 2016 - 7:58pm
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
April 6, 2016
Common ravens are omnivorous, feeding on almost any food, including carrion. Photo by Keith Corliss
Flight Lines: Raven’s call always stops me in my tracks
April 6, 2016 - 4:00am
March 9, 2016
A perched snowy owl watches as a photographer gets closer for a better picture. Photo by Keith Corliss
Flight Lines: Birding in the digital age
March 9, 2016 - 11:12am
February 24, 2016
During the dead of winter, quite often the only species stirring it seems is the Black-capped Chickadee. Photo by Keith Corlissplay button
Flight Lines: The slow pace of winter birding in valley
February 24, 2016 - 2:59am
February 3, 2016
Last seen just eight hours before the official start of Fargo-Moorhead’s Christmas Bird Count, this first-year male Scarlet Tanager just missed being a state CBC record. Photo by Shirley McCaslin
Flight Lines: Scarlet Tanager comes oh-so-close to a record
February 3, 2016 - 4:00am
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