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August 13, 2017
Mike Jacobs: Hummingbirds appear in the garden
August 13, 2017 - 6:00am
August 6, 2017
The American coot is no 'odd duck'
August 6, 2017 - 9:54am
July 30, 2017
Egret falls between graceful and ungainly
July 30, 2017 - 7:48am
July 23, 2017
Goldfinch season arrives in the valley
July 23, 2017 - 9:30am
July 18, 2017
Tim Driscoll bands one of three peregrine falcon chicks hatched this spring atop the UND water tower during a June 12 public banding event. One of the three chicks was found dead in the box Thursday, July 13. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
Peregrine chick found dead in nest box
July 18, 2017 - 3:56pm
July 9, 2017
Upland sandpiper. Illustration by Mike Jacobs.
Sandpiper whistle attracts attention
July 9, 2017 - 8:06am
July 2, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Wrens work their way into folklore
July 2, 2017 - 7:27am
June 23, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Barn swallows: A love-hate species
June 23, 2017 - 11:14am
June 16, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: A wily heron moves north to nest
June 16, 2017 - 11:45am
June 15, 2017
A merlin nestling is shown with a leg band in Jamestown. The small falcon, which is only about 2 weeks old, shares a nest with three siblings. John M. Steiner / The Sun
Scientists give merlins a rare banding in Jamestown park
June 15, 2017 - 6:15pm
June 12, 2017
 Erika Kolbow (left) of Turtle River State Park and licensed bander and raptor expert Tim Driscoll of Grand Forks handle peregrine falcon chicks during Monday afternoon's banding event below the UND water tower. Kolbow and Driscoll banded the three chicks -- two males and one female -- and climbers then returned the young peregrines to their nest box atop the UND water tower. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)                              play button
Peregrine banding draws a crowd
June 12, 2017 - 5:09pm
June 9, 2017
Mike Jacobs: Who's that tapping on the window?
June 9, 2017 - 2:03pm
June 5, 2017
Licensed bander and raptor expert Tim Driscoll of Grand Forks bands a peregrine falcon chick in 2015 below the UND water tower. (Photo/ Brad Dokken)
Peregrine banding set for June 12 below UND water tower
June 5, 2017 - 1:21pm
June 2, 2017
Always in season: Bird world delivers another surprise
June 2, 2017 - 2:55pm
May 26, 2017
Illustration by Mike Jacobs
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: The sora surprises again and again
May 26, 2017 - 11:34am
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