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February 20, 2018
Outdoors Columnist Blane Klemek
It's nest-building time for bald eagles
February 20, 2018 - 2:13pm
February 12, 2018
River otters look up curiously at Red Rocks National Wildlife Refuge. Photo by James "Newt" Perdue/USFWS
Cold doesn't stop fun-loving river otters
February 12, 2018 - 10:00am
February 3, 2018
The American dipper hunts for a watery meal from its vantage point on a rock. Photo by Alan Schmierer
American dipper is unique among songbirds
February 3, 2018 - 4:00pm
January 21, 2018
Outdoors Columnist Blane Klemek
Hawk or falcon? Tricks to ID look-alike bird species
January 21, 2018 - 2:00pm
January 9, 2018
A heated bird bath, with rocks in the water. Photo by Bill Waggoner
Blane Klemek column: To attract different birds, try new things
January 9, 2018 - 12:00pm
December 30, 2017
Blane Klemek column: Beavers are amazing animals
December 30, 2017 - 5:00pm
December 25, 2017
Blane Klemek column: Where have all the finches (and red polls) gone?
December 25, 2017 - 9:00am
December 18, 2017
Gooood evening: A great gray owl peers out into the twilight. Photo by David Mitchell
It's easy to be intrigued by owls
December 18, 2017 - 4:00pm
December 11, 2017
Outdoors Columnist Blane Klemek
Blane Klemek column: Classic or modern, snowshoes are lots of fun
December 11, 2017 - 8:00am
December 4, 2017
Outdoors Columnist Blane Klemek
The shrike is more raptor than songbird
December 4, 2017 - 10:00am
November 12, 2017
The northern cardinal: handsome and talented
November 12, 2017 - 5:00pm
November 7, 2017
Outdoors Columnist Blane Klemek
Sometimes it's fun to sit back and watch rutting bucks
November 7, 2017 - 3:00pm
October 29, 2017
A snow bunting at Windom Wetland Management District in southwest Minnesota. These beautiful Arctic birds will over-winter in Minnesota. Look for large flocks along roadsides and open crop fields. Photo by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Indigo and snow buntings are as different as summer and winter
October 29, 2017 - 3:00pm
October 28, 2017
Sand hill crane in flight at Tamarack National Wildlife Refuge. Photo by Jim Sinclair, Detroit Lakes
The sandhill crane is a graceful, ancient species
October 28, 2017 - 9:00am
October 15, 2017
A multi-colored Asian lady beetle on a leaf. Photo by Lisa Church.
Asian Lady Beetles are pesky but harmless
October 15, 2017 - 6:00am
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