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October 29, 2017
Mike Jacobs drawing of American tree sparrow.
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Harbingers of winter show up here
October 29, 2017 - 6:19am
October 8, 2017
Northern flicker drawn by Mike Jacobs.
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Inconsistency marks the northern flicker
October 8, 2017 - 6:14am
August 26, 2017
Waxwing salvages eclipse experience
August 26, 2017 - 8:01pm
August 20, 2017
The red-tailed hawk is a bird of open country. It is a “sit-and-wait” predator, set to pounce on passing prey, mostly ground lovers such as small mammals, snakes, grassland birds and even insects. Illustration by Mike Jacobs
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: To ID hawks, eliminate the red-tail
August 20, 2017 - 6:00am
August 13, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Hummingbirds appear in the garden
August 13, 2017 - 7:15am
August 6, 2017
Birding: The American coot is no 'odd duck'
August 6, 2017 - 4:01pm
July 30, 2017
Always in Season: Egret falls between graceful and ungainly
July 30, 2017 - 5:36pm
July 23, 2017
Always in Season: Goldfinch season arrives in the valley
July 23, 2017 - 1:35pm
July 9, 2017
Upland sandpiper. Illustration by Mike Jacobs.
Always in Season: Sandpiper whistle attracts attention
July 9, 2017 - 1:20pm
July 2, 2017
Always in season/ Mike Jacobs: Wrens work their way into folklore
July 2, 2017 - 7:57am
June 25, 2017
Always in Season: Barn swallows are a love-hate species
June 25, 2017 - 4:55pm
June 18, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON: A wily heron moves north to nest
June 18, 2017 - 9:20am
June 12, 2017
Erika Kolbow, left, of Turtle River State Park and licensed bander and raptor expert Tim Driscoll of Grand Forks handle peregrine falcon chicks during Monday afternoon's banding event below the University of North Dakota water tower. Kolbow and Driscoll banded the three chicks -- two males and one female -- and climbers then returned the young peregrines to their nest box atop the UND water tower. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
Three chicks and a band draw a large crowd in Grand Forks
June 12, 2017 - 6:08pm
June 11, 2017
Always in Season: Who's that tapping on the window?
June 11, 2017 - 2:41pm
June 4, 2017
Always in Season: Bird world delivers another surprise
June 4, 2017 - 6:05pm
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