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July 23, 2017
Always in Season: Goldfinch season arrives in the valley
Goldfinch season is either coming or going, depending on your point of view. From the goldfinch's point of view, it's coming on, but from the...
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July 9, 2017
Always in Season: Sandpiper whistle attracts attention
The upland sandpiper is different from other birds in several respects. To begin with, it has two common names. For the last 30 years or so,...
July 9, 2017 - 1:20pm
July 2, 2017
Always in season/ Mike Jacobs: Wrens work their way into folklore
The other day, I got a package from Babe Belzer of Cando, N.D. Inside was a book she had written. The book's heroine is a wren named Winifred...
July 2, 2017 - 7:57am
June 25, 2017
Always in Season: Barn swallows are a love-hate species
The barn swallow is a pretty little bird. It also can be an aggressive little pest. Therefore, human beings, and this individual human, tend...
June 25, 2017 - 4:55pm
June 18, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON: A wily heron moves north to nest
GRAND FORKS — A green heron nest has been found in Grand Forks. This is noteworthy because it continues a streak of infrequent but regular...
June 18, 2017 - 9:20am
June 13, 2017
Birding festival starts Wednesday in Carrington
The Potholes & Prairie Birding Festival, organized by Birding Drives Dakota, starts Wednesday, June 14, with registration and a seminar in Carrington.The annual festival, which runs through Sunday, June 18, celebrates the Prairie Pothole Region of central North Dakota. There are...
June 13, 2017 - 6:18pm
June 12, 2017
Three chicks and a band draw a large crowd in Grand Forks
GRAND FORKS—It was a falcon frenzy Monday afternoon as an estimated 150 people showed up to watch peregrine chicks being banded below the...
June 12, 2017 - 6:08pm
June 11, 2017
Always in Season: Who's that tapping on the window?
The song sparrow is a resident bird at Magpie Ridge, which is what Suezette and I call our place west of Gilby, N.D. It would have been more...
June 11, 2017 - 2:41pm
June 4, 2017
Always in Season: Bird world delivers another surprise
Memorial Day's scarlet tanager was a surprise. I didn't see the actual bird, but only its picture. Not that I hadn't been watching for scarlet...
June 4, 2017 - 6:05pm
May 28, 2017
Always in Season: The sora surprises again and again
The sora is a surprising bird. Here is what The American Museum of Natural History, in "Birds of North America," has to say about the bird: "Despite...
May 28, 2017 - 3:31pm
May 21, 2017
Always in Season: Rose-breasted grosbeaks are doubly well named
Ahem, dear reader: The subject this week is bird breasts. To be sure, the breast is not the first part to examine when trying to identify a bird....
May 21, 2017 - 4:41pm
May 14, 2017
Always in season: Mike Jacobs: Birds compete for nesting sites
GILBY, N.D. — A kind of competition has developed between the birds. It involves barn swallows and eastern phoebes, and the stakes are...
May 14, 2017 - 7:14am
May 7, 2017
Always in Season: Snipe call attention to themselves
Here at Magpie Ridge west of Gilby, N.D., where I watch most of my birds and where no magpie has been seen for many months: Here the bird of...
May 7, 2017 - 3:21pm
May 5, 2017
Secretive saw-whet owls nesting in backyard a rare sight for eastern ND
GRAND FORKS—Dave Lambeth, often called the "dean of Grand Forks birdwatchers," can be excused for feeling like he just won the birding...
May 5, 2017 - 3:26pm
April 23, 2017
Always in Season: Mourning dove known for its call
The voice of the mourning dove has been misapplied. It is associated with grief, yet it is a sound of comfort, signaling both springtime and...
April 23, 2017 - 1:42pm