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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
May 14, 2017
Always in season: Mike Jacobs: Birds compete for nesting sites
May 14, 2017 - 7:14am
May 11, 2017
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Enjoying the company of loons
May 11, 2017 - 5:00pm
May 7, 2017
Always in Season: Snipe call attention to themselves
May 7, 2017 - 3:21pm
May 5, 2017
Two juvenile saw-whet owls peek through the opening Thursday in a wood duck box set up in the backyard of Grand Forks birding authority Dave Lambeth. The saw-whet nest is the first for the species to be documented in Grand Forks County and only the second in eastern North Dakota. Dave Lambeth / Special to Forum News Service
Secretive saw-whet owls nesting in backyard a rare sight for eastern ND
May 5, 2017 - 3:26pm
May 4, 2017
Hooded merganser. (Photo by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Southeast Region, via Wikimedia)
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Time to appreciate the hooded merganser
May 4, 2017 - 5:00pm
April 28, 2017
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Robins are always a delight of spring
April 28, 2017 - 12:45pm
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