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October 11, 2016
Sharp-shinned hawks, like this first-year bird, are usually the first migrating raptor species to be seen in the fall.
Keith Corliss.
Zen and the art of hawk watching: Identifying migrating raptors always a challenge
October 11, 2016 - 10:18am
August 24, 2016
A meadowlark enjoys a warm day. As fall approaches, there is still time to enjoy all of the warm weather birds in this area. Special to the Pioneer.
Flight Lines: Feathers and leaves comparable
August 24, 2016 - 10:59am
August 10, 2016
Just one the many trails that wind through roadless boreal forests in Manitoba's Riding Mountain National Park. Keith Corliss.
Flight Lines: Riding Mountain, the other nearby national park
August 10, 2016 - 8:03am
July 27, 2016
Noah Kuck points out a bird to Clay Schultze.  By Keith Corliss.
Flight Lines: Rest easy birders, the future is bright
July 27, 2016 - 7:16am
July 14, 2016
Normally a grayish bird of little distinction, a willet becomes striking once its wings are exposed. Submitted Photo by Rick Bohnplay button
Flight Lines with VIDEO: Willet's scientific name changed
July 14, 2016 - 8:00am
June 29, 2016
 Two common nighthawk chicks (upper right) sit nearly invisible on a prairie rock. Photo by Rick Bohn. play button
Flight Lines: Bug hunter declining in numbers
June 29, 2016 - 7:03am
June 15, 2016
Western meadowlarks often perch atop fenceposts to sing. By Rick Bohn.  
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Video: Meadowlark recognized as symbol of west
June 15, 2016 - 8:00am
May 3, 2016
According to a recent study, bird watching is thought of as being "creepy" by some. Is it simply because of the binoculars?
Flight Lines: Bird watchers aren't creepers
May 3, 2016 - 1:59pm
December 30, 2015
An apparent hybrid between a Canada goose and a greater white-fronted goose showed up in north Fargo in 2012. Photo by Keith Corliss
Flight Lines: Hybrids seen in bird families
December 30, 2015 - 12:45am
December 9, 2015
American dippers are an all-gray, short-tailed, stubby-winged aquatic songbird that has never been found in North Dakota. Photo by Keith Corliss
Flight Lines: Aquatic river bird missing from North Dakota list
December 9, 2015 - 1:00am
October 28, 2015
Horned larks might be the most abundant birds in the state during summer. Some remain during the winter months but are always found away from town. Or almost always. Photo by Keith Corliss
Flight Lines: Rarity not simply defined; Uncommon depending on circumstance; Defining rara avis
October 28, 2015 - 1:43am
January 20, 2015
The design of the Vikings stadium in Minneapolis features large glass panels. The National Audubon Society and other organizations have been vocal in their opposition to the use of non-bird-safe glass. So far stadium authorities have rejected any changes. Submitted photoplay button
Flight lines: Modern living takes heavy toll on birds
January 20, 2015 - 5:08pm
August 6, 2013
At center is a lone Clark's grebe nest amid a colony of western grebes earlier this summer in Stutsman County. Keith Corliss
Nature at its finest is close at hand
August 6, 2013 - 8:11am
February 12, 2013
Storms temporarily rearrange bird life
February 12, 2013 - 11:44am
November 7, 2012
Several species of hard-to-find northern birds have already made an appearance this season such as these bohemian waxwings, close relatives of our more common cedar waxwings. Keith Corliss
Northern birds being seen with regularity
November 7, 2012 - 12:00am