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October 29

Similarities: Maine and Minnesota birds

Books for each compared
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October 19

Blue jays love peanuts

An entertaining peanut feeder
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October 15

Here is a cardinal nest

Friction holds it together
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October 15

Bird migration report

Good to better upcoming
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October 15

Pity the birds in Phoenix

Birds don't like it any better than people do.
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September 28

Birds: heavy migration tonight

And Tuesday, with good birding possible on following mornings
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September 14
Migration prediction

Migration prediction

Heavy on Monday and Tuesday nights
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September 12

New bird boxes? Think fall, not spring

Do it while the doing is easiest
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September 5

Pushing the climate too hard

From 'The Oceans: a deep history
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September 4

Bankers helping birds

Mortgages, insurance, and climate
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September 3

Huge migration event predicted for Thursday-Friday

Millions of birds moving across Minnesota
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August 31

Birds are keeping us sane

Essay by British birder
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August 27

"Bird Love" a new book

Excellent photos, unfortunate type choice
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August 25

The most beautiful duck on earth

Author Greg Hoch chooses the Wood Duck
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August 17

Red-breasted Nuthatches, maybe

This could be an irruption year
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August 15
Green heron in action

Green heron in action

Catching fish and frogs
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August 14
Is your birdbath too deep?

Is your birdbath too deep?

Chickadee almost drowns in overfilled basin
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August 13

Bird named for Confederate Army officer has new name

McCown's longspur is no more
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June 26

We love the wrong animals

Wild creatures need more of our attention
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June 22

Rule for eating a bullhead

Always swallow head first
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June 15

What do nuthatches feed nestlings?

Identifying mashed insects
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June 15

A new edition of a great ID book

Britain's Birds
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June 9

Handy waterfowl ID guide, well done

Waterfowl of eastern North America
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June 8

Spiders and birds share insect declines

A new book about important predators
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June 5
It's called bill sweeping

It's called bill sweeping

And no one seems to know why the bird does it

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