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April 16, 2017
Always in Season: The killdeer is a familiar trickster
April 16, 2017 - 3:04pm
April 2, 2017
Always in Season: Meadowlarks signal spring
April 2, 2017 - 7:45pm
March 22, 2017
Dave Lambeth of Grand Forks took this photo Monday of Marv the peregrine perched atop the UND water tower. Lambeth also got a photo clearly showing the peregrine’s leg bands, which in turn confirmed the falcon as Marv. (Photo/ Dave Lambeth)
Peregrine falcon 'Marv' returns to eastern ND, looking for a mate
March 22, 2017 - 4:09pm
March 19, 2017
Always in Season: Spring brings another cycle in bird lives
March 19, 2017 - 4:46pm
March 10, 2017
A pileated woodpecker perches on the side of a tree along Lake Boulevard Northeast in Bemidji in late December. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Few other birds as interesting as the pileated woodpecker
March 10, 2017 - 10:27am
January 8, 2017
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Winter sets in, and the search for food is heightened for wildlife
January 8, 2017 - 5:30am
November 10, 2016
Three birds enjoy a snack at a feeder near the entrance of Lake Bemidji State Park. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
Snack time!
November 10, 2016 - 5:01pm
October 2, 2016
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Snow buntings at home in Minnesota winters
October 2, 2016 - 8:15am
September 18, 2016
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: You’ll never know what you’ll find in the bird house
September 18, 2016 - 6:01am
August 12, 2016
4-H members Kiera Nelson, 11, (left) and Tim Pinkerton, 11, handle Nelson’s chickens Thursday afternoon Beltrami County Fair. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
The birds are back: With avian flu fears alleviated, feathered friends are once again at the fair
August 12, 2016 - 5:09pm
July 22, 2016
A bird rests on a neighbor feeder near downtown Bemidji.  (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
Feeding time
July 22, 2016 - 11:28am
June 7, 2016
Golden winged warblers are in steep decline across most of North America except in northern Minnesota where they continue to thrive. Credit: NRRI
Unique forestry method created perfect habitat for golden winged warbler
June 7, 2016 - 11:38am
February 14, 2016
"Fred" sits on the row of mailboxes along Gold Coast Road in Puposky. The grouse regularly meets area residents when they grab their mail. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Meet Fred... or Gary... or Buddy...: Ruffed grouse (with various names) adopts rural neighborhood as his own
February 14, 2016 - 12:56am
April 23, 2015
A male prairie chicken displays for females on the booming grounds in Polk County this week. (Eric Hylden | Forum News Service)play button
VIDEO: Prairie chicken show exceeds expectations
April 23, 2015 - 2:38pm
May 4, 2014
BLANE KLEMEK: The haunting language of the loon
May 4, 2014 - 6:22am