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Flight Lines

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
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
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 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
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
September 23, 2015
Dogbane turns yellow under burned trees on the trail up Colorado’s Mount McConnel. Photo by Keith Corliss
Flight Lines: Will we even miss the outdoors someday?
September 23, 2015 - 5:33am
September 9, 2015
Despite similar behavior, no North American hummingbird has striping like this White-lined Sphinx Moth, making the visual distinction between the two fairly straightforward. Photo by Keith Corliss
Flight Lines: That ‘hummingbird’ might actually be a Sphinx moth
September 9, 2015 - 4:27am
August 26, 2015
Northern paper wasps are commonly found near human habitation where wood is available for nest construction. Photo by Keith Corliss.
Flight Lines: Little to fear in local fauna
August 26, 2015 - 3:02am