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August 4, 2017
Eastern Bluebird. (Wikimedia Commons)
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The beloved bluebirds of Minnesota
August 4, 2017 - 8:02am
July 28, 2017
A brown thrasher in Minnesota. (WikiCommons photo)
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The brown thrasher is rich with song
July 28, 2017 - 8:15am
July 21, 2017
Gray jay or a Canada jay. (WikiCommons)
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Smart and friendly: Meet the gray jays
July 21, 2017 - 7:55am
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
June 29, 2017
A female American Redstart. Photo by Mike's Birds via Wikimedia Commons.
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: American redstarts are definitely upstarts
June 29, 2017 - 8:00pm
June 25, 2017
Always in Season: Barn swallows are a love-hate species
June 25, 2017 - 4:55pm
June 23, 2017
Blane Klemek
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'Gully'-gee, there's a lot of gulls out there
June 23, 2017 - 7:00am
June 18, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON: A wily heron moves north to nest
June 18, 2017 - 9:20am
June 12, 2017
Erika Kolbow, left, of Turtle River State Park and licensed bander and raptor expert Tim Driscoll of Grand Forks handle peregrine falcon chicks during Monday afternoon's banding event below the University of North Dakota water tower. Kolbow and Driscoll banded the three chicks -- two males and one female -- and climbers then returned the young peregrines to their nest box atop the UND water tower. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
Three chicks and a band draw a large crowd in Grand Forks
June 12, 2017 - 6:08pm
June 9, 2017
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Black-billed cuckoos love the caterpillar cuisine
June 9, 2017 - 6:00am
June 5, 2017
Licensed bander and raptor expert Tim Driscoll of Grand Forks bands a peregrine falcon chick in 2015 below the UND water tower. Forum News Service file photo
Peregrine banding set for June 12 in Grand Forks, Crookston
June 5, 2017 - 3:24pm
May 28, 2017
Illustration by Mike Jacobs
Always in Season: The sora surprises again and again
May 28, 2017 - 3:31pm
May 25, 2017
Joe Ravi via Wikimedia Commons
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: House sparrows and European starlings are hardy survivors
May 25, 2017 - 10:00pm
May 21, 2017
Always in Season: Rose-breasted grosbeaks are doubly well named
May 21, 2017 - 4:41pm