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I realized I never gave an update on what I did with the available space in my vegetable garden this weekend. I looked at quite a few different places in town and was just starting to think I would n...
8/14/13 at 6:52 AM
Weed free bird seed!
At my house, we feed the birds - A LOT. On any given day Alfred Hitchcock's movie The Birds could be remade at my house. We are a pretty popular destination and likely in West Fargo's top ten "must vi...
6/30/13 at 7:12 PM Grounding my soul... 6/10/13 at 10:08 PM
And the birdbrain is... 4/30/13 at 9:57 PM
DON'T FEED THE SEAGULLS
I must say summer is finally here or so it appears, and seagulls have made their way back to our lovely city. I do have several problems with the seagulls but I won't bother you with my complete take ...
6/16/13 at 1:44 AM
Christmas Bird Count season at hand
The season for Christmas bird counts is at hand, and there are several opportunities for birdwatchers in the region to participate throughout the holiday season. The Christmas Bird Count season offic...
12/12/12 at 2:29 PM
Ancient Buddha statue looted by Nazis chiseled from meteorite; Harvest Moon tonight
At a casual glance, the moon looked full last night, but the real full moon - the Harvest Moon - will roll out tonight. It rises in the east in Pisces and won't set until sunrise Sunday. If you liv...
9/29/12 at 10:49 AM
Let sleeping birds lie
Lisa and I recently had a strange bird sighting. I want to describe it this week. We were just sitting around talking at the kitchen island when Lisa noticed a little chickadee sitting on the humming...
7/29/12 at 6:49 AM Heated Leftovers 6/23/12 at 7:27 AM
Rural Reflections Radio 6/20/12 at 6:20 AM
They say "phee-bee," I hear "sweet-tee."
I'mnot as avid a bird watcher as some, but I do like to spy on the wrens who for the past few years have built a nest inside the hollow crossbow of our clothesline pole. The bed sheets have mainly gon...
6/9/11 at 9:43 AM
Carving a turkey is a great source of anxiety for many people. Here is a quick video to try and help calm some nerves and put the Happy back in the Thanksgiving meal! Have a great day everyone! How t...
11/25/10 at 6:31 AM
under the radar
Just because you don't hear as much about bird flu as you did three or four years ago, doesn't mean resources are not being targeted. The work continues. Avian Influenza Surveillance Continues State...
8/31/10 at 11:32 AM more than just CWD surveillance 7/21/10 at 8:48 AM
avian influenza surveillance 8/17/09 at 3:29 AM
Unidentified flying object (aka Mystery Bird)
I was on a road trip and I've gotten behind, but I'll try to start catching up now. Kurt Kuehn sent this picture on July 24. Do you know what this bird is? ...
8/7/10 at 2:41 PM Hello, Phoebe 7/3/10 at 10:49 AM
Mystery bird 7/2/10 at 10:02 AM
The wily ringneck is one of the most versatile game birds around when it comes to cooking. And because of that, I'll never get tired of eating pheasant. And if a recent hunting trip to western No...
10/23/09 at 3:31 AM
Chance : The Wait
I was very worried last Monday, Far Guy drove the car really close to the house, he almost had to carry Far Side out of the house. Far Side left in her jammies, I had to stay home..alone. I waited and...
7/19/09 at 5:51 AM