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February 22

Sound made visible -- new books on bird song

Eastern and Western guides to North American birds
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February 18

When we have the same weather as eastern Kansas ...

there will be some bird species changes
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February 15

A 12-step program for birders: name that bird

Not a helping hand in the usual 12-step way
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February 13

DNR eagle cam is on

Nest is covered in snow, what else?
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February 12

Ice Dams: how to prevent and how to remove

Ice dams are literally dams of ice that form on roofs and cause water to back up. Today I'll explain why they happen, how to prevent them, and how to remove
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February 11

How do birds survive the winter?

An article from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology
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February 8

More on the dangerous change in insect population numbers

This is and will be a huge problem for birds
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February 7

No caps, no mittens, just feed me

Keep your feeders clear of snow and full
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February 5

Birding e-Bulletin for January now available

Minnesota's Barmbling is in the news
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February 5

Who's friendly, who's not

Birds know, and react accordingly
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February 5

Visible changes to radon testing in Minnesota

Licensing for radon testing has arrived in Minnesota, and with that comes a lot of red tape and changes will be quite noticeable.
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February 1

An interesting email newsletter on things birdy

Once a week, no hooks attached as far as I can tell
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January 31

Suet log for the woodpeckers

Not fancy, but it works
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January 31

How to control window condensation during deep freeze

There are only two variables to window condensation: indoor humidity and window temperature. To prevent condensation, these need to be controlled.
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January 30

Feeding birds in cold weather

Here's a menu
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January 30
Golden safflower seed -- WOW

Golden safflower seed -- WOW

Hemp, not so much
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January 29
Put some suet out for the birds

Put some suet out for the birds

The fat is fuel to help birds stay warm and alive
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January 29

Should home inspectors trample insulation? No.

Should home inspectors walk through insulated attics to fully inspect the attic spaces? I say no. There is a high potential to cause damage to the home.
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January 28

Sparrow identification in a new Peterson reference guide

You won't find a more complete or better written guide book
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January 28

Out of season, for now

About insects and frogs and birds