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December 6, 2017
The American robin nest used in the process of fledging three young birds early in the summer is now exposed to deteriorating conditions.
By Keith Corliss
Flight Lines: When it comes to nesting, the sky's the limit
December 6, 2017 - 7:39am
October 5, 2017
Expecting a gray jay to visit a bird feeding station in Fargo-Moorhead is perhaps unrealistic. But one never knows. This bird is at a well-known suet feeding site in northern Minnesota's Sax-Zim Bog.
To feed or not to feed
October 5, 2017 - 5:08am
August 31, 2017
Further information confirmed this nest to be that of a dusky flycatcher (Empidonax oberholseri) some of us spotted recently in the Black Hills. By Keith Corliss.play button
Flight Lines Audio: Flycatcher group presents challenge with
August 31, 2017 - 12:39pm
August 2, 2017
The Black Hills of South Dakota rise starkly above the surrounding plains and represent a meeting place for eastern and western bird species. By Keith Corliss
Flightlines AUDIO: Black Hills is unique for many reasons
August 2, 2017 - 6:19am
July 5, 2017
Great blue herons are unmistakably large wading birds with S-shaped necks, white-topped heads, and robust, loon-like bills.
Keith Corliss
Flight Lines: The water giveth and it taketh away
July 5, 2017 - 5:37am
May 17, 2017
Tiny piping plover tracks left in damp sand on an east coast beach will not be evident for long. Photo by Keith Corliss
The sometimes subtle clues birds leave, including tracks
May 17, 2017 - 11:50am
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
April 26, 2017 - 10:18am
March 22, 2017
 Its central breast spot, rust-colored eyeline, and bi-colored bill help separate this American tree sparrow from the similar chipping sparrow. By Keith Corliss
Canadian bird heading back home for summer; Early spring means tree sparrows; Misnamed bird making an appearance
March 22, 2017 - 6:51am
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
February 1, 2017
Snow bunting (left) and horned lark are just two of 61 species tabulated on New Year's Day in North Dakota and submitted to eBird. Photo by Keith Corliss.
Personal journeys now shared on website
February 1, 2017 - 7:04am
January 4, 2017
Flight lines: Staying connected with birds and those who watch them
January 4, 2017 - 6:23am
December 21, 2016
A rough-legged hawk--a high Arctic nesting bird--sits warming itself in the sun near the Fargo landfill last Saturday. It was one of eight seen during the Fargo-Moorhead Christmas Bird Count. By Keith Corliss.
Flight Lines: Difficult conditions don't stop local bird count; local birders take part in hemisphere-wide census
December 21, 2016 - 6:11am
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
October 26, 2016
 The invasion of the Eurasiaon collared-dove has taken place since Janssen's book, Birds in Minnesota, was published and so doesn't get a mention in it. Keith Corliss/The Pioneer
Flight Lines: Ranges not static, never have been
October 26, 2016 - 5:27am
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