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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
May 19, 2017
Always in season: Rose-breasted grosbeaks are doubly well named
May 19, 2017 - 2:04pm
May 12, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Birds compete for nesting sites
May 12, 2017 - 10:38am
May 5, 2017
Mike Jacobs: Snipe call attention to themselves
May 5, 2017 - 3:37pm
Two juvenile saw-whet owls peek through the opening Thursday in a wood duck box set up in the backyard of Grand Forks birding authority Dave Lambeth. The saw-whet nest is the first for the species to be documented in Grand Forks County and only the second in eastern North Dakota. (Photo/ Dave Lambeth, special to the Herald)
Saw-whet owls nesting in Grand Forks backyard are first record for the county
May 5, 2017 - 2:37pm
April 21, 2017
Mike Jacobs: Mourning dove known for its call
April 21, 2017 - 2:22pm
April 14, 2017
Mike Jacobs: The killdeer is a familiar trickster
April 14, 2017 - 12:22pm
April 7, 2017
Always in Season/ Mike Jacobs: Too many snow geese fill the sky
April 7, 2017 - 11:21am
March 31, 2017
Always in Season/Mike Jacobs: Meadowlarks signal spring
March 31, 2017 - 12:53pm