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April 22, 2018
Illustration by Mike Jacobs
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Identify a meadowlark without seeing its breast
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April 19, 2018
The first flowers of spring in the Fertile Sand Hills, pasque flowers are just beginning to bloom on the northwest Minnesota site. (Photo courtesy of Wayne Goeken)
Earth Day pasque flower hike set for Fertile Sand Hills
April 19, 2018 - 4:17pm
April 17, 2018
A bald eagle sits in a tree near the road to Maclean Bottoms along Lake Oahe in North Dakota on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (North Dakota Game and Fish Department photo)
Doug Leier: Bald eagle recovery is an amazing story both in North Dakota and nationally
April 17, 2018 - 10:01am
April 15, 2018
Illustration by Mike Jacobs
Mike Jacobs: To be sure of bird identification, check again
April 15, 2018 - 6:01am
April 8, 2018
Illustration by Mike Jacobs
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: First impressions key to hawk identification
April 8, 2018 - 8:24am
March 28, 2018
Female peregrine in town isn't Terminator
March 28, 2018 - 5:21pm
March 25, 2018
Illustration by Mike Jacobs
Mike Jacobs: Falcons steal the headlines in late March
March 25, 2018 - 6:31am
March 19, 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. Marv, who is identified by his right leg band, has returned to Grand Forks, where he was confirmed Saturday near the nest box atop the water tower. The female in the photo wasn't Terminator, a peregrine that has nested in Grand Forks since 2008 and produced chicks with Marv since 2014. (Dave Lambeth photo)
Peregrine's return marks sign of spring
March 19, 2018 - 3:40pm
March 18, 2018
Illustration by Mike Jacobs
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: A tide of birds sweeps through the valley
March 18, 2018 - 6:23am
March 16, 2018
The city motto for Little Falls, Minn., is, "The Town Where the Mississippi Pauses." It pauses more often in the winter when some of the flow is slowed by freezing temperatures that turn some of the Mississippi River into ice. Aviator Charles Lindbergh was from Little Falls and tours are offered of his boyhood home.  Washington Post photo by Michael S. Williamson
Taming the mighty Mississippi: Troubles run deep in changing national waterway
March 16, 2018 - 10:59am
March 11, 2018
Illustration by Mike Jacobs
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Absent waxwings could still show up
March 11, 2018 - 6:29am
March 4, 2018
Illustration by Mike Jacobs
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Where have all the house sparrows gone?
March 4, 2018 - 6:03am
February 25, 2018
Illustration by Mike Jacobs
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: The nuthatch displays appealing attributes
February 25, 2018 - 6:02am
February 18, 2018
Illustration by Mike Jacobs
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Could redpolls be considered a sign of spring?
February 18, 2018 - 6:03am
February 11, 2018
Illustration by Mike Jacobs
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: A big birding record gets away in January
February 11, 2018 - 6:00am
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