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Flight lines: Staying connected with birds and those who watch them
Elmer E. Kosse
Susan Marie Hagen Wedberg
February 24, 2016
Flight Lines: The slow pace of winter birding in valley
Bird watching during February in the Red River Valley is not a crowded hobby. After the Christmas Bird Count is finished, the number of people...
February 24, 2016 - 2:59am
February 3, 2016
Flight Lines: Scarlet Tanager comes oh-so-close to a record
It sounds as though 175 square miles constitute a sizable chunk of terra firma in which to census birds in a 24-hour period. Yet that is precisely...
February 3, 2016 - 4:00am
January 20, 2016
Flight lines: Chasing rare birds
The email arrived in my inbox late in the day Jan. 7. The sender’s address was immediately recognizable as that of friend and fellow bird...
January 20, 2016 - 5:03am
November 25, 2015
Flight Lines: Small visitors not Canadas; or something that declares a similar theme
A handful of times in the past couple of weeks I have encountered flocks of geese while approaching Fargo's Hector Airport to land. Once we even...
November 25, 2015 - 12:49am
November 18, 2015
Flight Lines: Animals, birds also store food
Most of us who grew up in this area, I would imagine, are possessed of vivid memories of being around the kitchen when our mother or grandmother...
November 18, 2015 - 9:46am
October 14, 2015
Flight Lines: Fall is hawk watching time; raptors counted across the continent
The movement of birds in the fashion you and I know as migration has been a personal source of fascination for just about as long as I can...
October 14, 2015 - 3:08am
August 5, 2015
Flight lines: ‘Discoveries’ often when natural history recorded
Among the many benefits that came with being the victor in conflicts throughout the ages was the ability to dictate the narrative from that point...
August 5, 2015 - 4:56am
June 3, 2015
Flight Lines: That magical migratory moment in May
Last weekend the North Dakota Birding Society held its spring meeting in Fargo. The NDBS is a group of bird enthusiasts that convenes twice...
June 3, 2015 - 12:20am
May 18, 2015
Flight Lines: Bird banding helps research
An amazing story of stamina and dogged single-mindedness came out in 2007. I remember hearing of this at the time and thinking, "nature never...
May 18, 2015 - 3:17pm
April 1, 2015
Flight Lines: Local ties seen to famous artist, naturalist John James Audubon
That the Missouri River in North Dakota was once a major travel route for early explorers is well known. Among the many legendary figures to...
April 1, 2015 - 9:20am
March 3, 2015
Flight Lines: Fallibility to be expected in identification of birds
An audio recording of this column appears above. It’s midsummer, the time for picnics, vacations, Redhawks baseball, gardening, lake cabins...
March 3, 2015 - 4:15pm
February 10, 2015
Columnist to speak at Three Rivers Garden Club
Three Rivers Garden Club meets Feb. 18 The Three Rivers Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. on Feb. 18, at the West Fargo Public Works Building at 810 12th Ave. NW. The program will feature Pioneer birding columnist and pilot Keith Corliss speaking on the topic of attracting birds to...
February 10, 2015 - 2:35pm
Flight Lines: Birds are often named for their sounds, calls
What we call things in our respective languages is an interesting exercise in history, culture and linguistics. Why do we say cow, for instance?...
February 10, 2015 - 1:57pm
January 20, 2015
Flight lines: Modern living takes heavy toll on birds
An enterprising individual strapped a miniature video camera onto the back of a northern goshawk some time ago and captured video of the bird...
January 20, 2015 - 5:08pm
January 5, 2015
Flight Lines: Anything can happen during Christmas Bird Count
I can only guess what motivates people to participate in the annual Christmas Bird Count. I’m sure there are some doing it for the social...
January 5, 2015 - 11:31am