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July 17, 2018
Grand Forks birding expert Dave Lambeth took this photo of Brad the peregrine on July 6 before the bird had made its maiden flight from the nest box atop the University of North Dakota water tower.
Good news falcon followers, Brad the Grand Forks peregrine chick is flying
July 17, 2018 - 2:47pm
June 5, 2018
Dave Lambeth of Grand Forks took this photo of Marv (bottom), a male peregrine that first showed up in Grand Forks in 2014, and an unidentified female in March 2016 at the UND water tower. Lambeth and local raptor expert Tim Driscoll identified Marv by the bird's black and red leg band.  (Dave Lambeth photo)
At least one peregrine hatches at UND water tower
June 5, 2018 - 5:08pm
March 28, 2018
New peregrine in town in Grand Forks
March 28, 2018 - 5:00pm
December 17, 2017
Ruffed grouse. Illustration by Mike Jacobs.
What bird is the Christmas partridge?
December 17, 2017 - 9:30am
December 9, 2017
Pileated woodpecker.. (Mike Jacobs)
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Another winter woodpecker shows itself
December 9, 2017 - 4:42pm
December 3, 2017
Forum Communications Company Publisher, Mark Jacobs. photo by Jenna Watson/Grand Forks Herald
Commentary: A downy and dependable winter bird
December 3, 2017 - 6:13pm
November 26, 2017
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ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Turkey – or dinosaur – for dinner?
November 26, 2017 - 6:03am
November 19, 2017
Always in Season: Grosbeaks may bring winter birding thrills
November 19, 2017 - 6:00am
November 5, 2017
Rusty blackbirds seem to be regulars
November 5, 2017 - 8:58pm
October 29, 2017
Mike Jacobs drawing of American tree sparrow.
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Harbingers of winter show up here
October 29, 2017 - 6:19am
October 22, 2017
Varied thrush. Mike Jacobs drawing.
ALWAYS IN SEASON: MIKE JACOBS/ Fall often brings wanderers to our area
October 22, 2017 - 6:37am
October 8, 2017
Northern flicker drawn by Mike Jacobs.
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Inconsistency marks the northern flicker
October 8, 2017 - 6:14am
October 1, 2017
Always in Season: The fall sparrow season arrives in the valley
October 1, 2017 - 4:55pm
September 24, 2017
Always in Season: Teal take off ahead of hunters
September 24, 2017 - 3:48pm
September 3, 2017
Always in Season: Migration central to all bird life
September 3, 2017 - 3:12pm
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