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April 26, 2017
 A bonus bird was encountered last week by the author in southeast Arizona's Ramsey Canyon. Flame-colored tanagers are not quite as rare as tufted flycatchers, but are uncommon nonetheless and even more visually appealing.By Keith Corliss
Confessions of a traveling rarity chaser
17 hours 55 min ago
March 8, 2017
Long-tailed jaeger is a very rare bird in our area but a common spring and early summer visitor to Churchill, Manitoba. By Keith Corliss
Oh the places I would go
March 8, 2017 - 6:31am
February 22, 2017
A black-capped chickadee gathers nest material from a dead red squirrel. By  Keith Corliss
Assessing nature not always clear-cut
February 22, 2017 - 6:10am
January 4, 2017
Flight lines: Staying connected with birds and those who watch them
January 4, 2017 - 6:23am
November 9, 2016
Large round eyes add to the eerie sense of unease humans often attribute to owls.
Nocturnal bird a rich source of lore
November 9, 2016 - 6:00am
September 7, 2016
At over 500 pages, "Birds & People" is a large book but deserving of shelf space regardless. Submitted photo
Flight Lines: Beautiful volume worth a spot on shelf
September 7, 2016 - 8:20am
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
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
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
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