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September 22, 2017
A barred owl. (WikiCommons photo)
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Making a correct call on the Becida Barred Owl
September 22, 2017 - 6:41am
September 8, 2017
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Don't let house cats run wild outdoors
September 8, 2017 - 7:30am
August 29, 2017
Both a male and female Blue Grosbeak are staying in Cottage Grove this year. Ben Douglas / Special to Forum News Service
Southeastern Twin Cities metro birders treated to a year of rarities
August 29, 2017 - 10:55am
August 26, 2017
Waxwing salvages eclipse experience
August 26, 2017 - 8:01pm
August 20, 2017
The red-tailed hawk is a bird of open country. It is a “sit-and-wait” predator, set to pounce on passing prey, mostly ground lovers such as small mammals, snakes, grassland birds and even insects. Illustration by Mike Jacobs
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: To ID hawks, eliminate the red-tail
August 20, 2017 - 6:00am
August 18, 2017
A rose-breasted grosbeak. (Wikipedia)
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Grosbeaks: Distinctive, colorful, musical and social
August 18, 2017 - 4:31am
August 13, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Hummingbirds appear in the garden
August 13, 2017 - 7:15am
August 11, 2017
(Source: WikiCommons photo)
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Blue jays are true Minnesotans all year long
August 11, 2017 - 9:53am
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