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January 6, 2016
This ivory gull, native to the Arctic Ocean, was first observed in Duluth on Dec. 30 and had been seen daily since Jan. 1 in the Canal Park area before being found dead this week. The species is a rare visitor to the Lower 48 states. Photo by Laura Erickson
Second rare ivory gull sighted in Duluth; first one has died
January 6, 2016 - 2:00pm
January 2, 2016
Illustration by Mike Jacobs
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Bold and beautiful blue jays brighten winter landscape
January 2, 2016 - 10:53pm
December 20, 2015
Illustration by Mike Jacobs
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Crossbills are among the bird species that qualify as Christmas symbols
December 20, 2015 - 6:45am
November 24, 2015
Dozens of animals rescued from fire, but should anyone have so many pets?
November 24, 2015 - 12:30pm
November 16, 2015
Graphic by Carli Greninger/Grand Forks Herald
THE TREND: 30 dogs rescued; fatal fireworks accident; UND hockey; rare bird sighting; Sibshops in Grand Forks
November 16, 2015 - 8:34am
November 15, 2015
A Vermilion Flycatcher nesting near Richwood in Becker County. The species hasn't been seen in Minnesota for 21 years. Submitted photo.
Rare bird spotted in Minnesota, last sighting reported 21 years ago
November 15, 2015 - 7:45pm
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Snow geese present a range of paradoxes
November 15, 2015 - 5:00am
November 4, 2015
Mindy Kleeb submitted this photo of a snowy owl on Tuesday seen in Pinewood, Minn, near Bemidji. Submitted photo.
Owl irruption: Snowy owls swoop into Bemidji area
November 4, 2015 - 7:30am
October 30, 2015
Feather-dust print left on a window by a bird who has collided with it. (Photo by Michael Furtman, michaelfurtman.com.)
How to stop birds from killing themselves on your windows
October 30, 2015 - 5:30pm
October 15, 2015
The icon of the fall season, the pheasant, will debut its season opener Saturday, drawing more hunters out to the field than any other season, including deer season, which takes second place, according to the North Dakota Game and Fish Department. Photo Courtesy of N.D. Game and Fish Department.
Bakken oil development displacing grassland birds, study says
October 15, 2015 - 6:15pm
October 11, 2015
Illustration by Mike Jacobs
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Blackbirds form a confusing crowd
October 11, 2015 - 7:15am
October 4, 2015
Illustration by Mike Jacobs.
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Kinglets appear among migrants
October 4, 2015 - 6:45am
October 3, 2015
Dionne Beiswenger Orr. Submitted Photo.
Fisher native recieves Air Force award for preventing bird strikes to aircraft
October 3, 2015 - 6:15am
September 16, 2015
Regional meetings to explore improving spring wild turkey season
September 16, 2015 - 9:00pm
September 13, 2015
TALKIN' with DOKKEN: What's the difference between a snipe and a woodcock?
September 13, 2015 - 10:15am