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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
January 20, 2016
This rare ivory gull is about the 12th one found in Minnesota since 1948. There are no records from North Dakota. Photo by Dean Riemer
Flight lines: Chasing rare birds
January 20, 2016 - 5:03am
November 25, 2015
A tiny cackling goose (top) is seen with Canada geese on a pond in Rapid City, S.D. Its stubby bill, short neck and diminutive statute is evident. Photo by Keith Corliss
Flight Lines: Small visitors not Canadas; or something that declares a similar theme
November 25, 2015 - 12:49am
November 18, 2015
A bold face of acorn woodpeckers are a common sight in the drier areas of our Southwest, where the birds stash acorns by stuffing them into pre-drilled holes. Keith Corliss photo
Flight Lines: Animals, birds also store food
November 18, 2015 - 9:46am
October 14, 2015
Birders turn their eyes to the sky recently during the Hawk Weekend Festival in Duluth. Keith Corliss
Flight Lines: Fall is hawk watching time; raptors counted across the continent
October 14, 2015 - 3:08am
August 5, 2015
Documentation of observations, such as this photo of a rare boreal owl in north Fargo in March 2013, might very well serve a purpose yet unknown far into the future. Photo by Keith Corliss
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Flight lines: ‘Discoveries’ often when natural history recorded
August 5, 2015 - 4:56am
June 3, 2015
Likely the most numerous of the migrant wood-warblers in our area, the yellowrumped warbler is also the first of the Parulidae family to arrive every spring. Photo by Keith Corliss
Flight Lines: That magical migratory moment in May
June 3, 2015 - 12:20am
May 18, 2015
A peregrine falcon gets banded in 2005 at Bank of the West in Fargo. Forum file photo
Flight Lines: Bird banding helps research
May 18, 2015 - 3:17pm
April 1, 2015
Landscapers add greenery around the south side of Lake Park Audubon High School in this 2012 photo in Audubon, Minn. Photo by Dave Wallisplay button
Flight Lines: Local ties seen to famous artist, naturalist John James Audubon
April 1, 2015 - 9:20am
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
Columnist to speak at Three Rivers Garden Club
February 10, 2015 - 2:35pm
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