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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
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