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June 5, 2018
Dave Lambeth of Grand Forks took this photo of Marv (bottom), a male peregrine that first showed up in Grand Forks in 2014, and an unidentified female in March 2016 at the UND water tower. Lambeth and local raptor expert Tim Driscoll identified Marv by the bird's black and red leg band.  (Dave Lambeth photo)
At least one peregrine hatches at UND water tower
June 5, 2018 - 5:08pm
December 15, 2017
Bird count set for Wednesday in Icelandic State Park
December 15, 2017 - 10:30pm
December 9, 2017
Pileated woodpecker.. (Mike Jacobs)
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Another winter woodpecker shows itself
December 9, 2017 - 4:42pm
November 26, 2017
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ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Turkey – or dinosaur – for dinner?
November 26, 2017 - 6:03am
November 19, 2017
Always in Season: Grosbeaks may bring winter birding thrills
November 19, 2017 - 6:00am
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
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