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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
September 30, 2017
In the woods, a lot can happen in an hour
September 30, 2017 - 10:30pm
September 20, 2017
Grizzlies in Alaska's Kenai Penninsula. Photo by Max Goldberg
Grizzlies have come back from the brink
September 20, 2017 - 12:00pm
September 5, 2017
A sight to make the neighbor drop his rake
September 5, 2017 - 9:25am
August 22, 2017
Outdoors Columnist Blane Klemek
Grosbeaks sure brighten up a wintertime yard
August 22, 2017 - 7:00am
August 15, 2017
Outdoors Columnist Blane Klemek
Blue jays are fascinating to watch
August 15, 2017 - 8:00am
August 7, 2017
The Eastern Bluebird is loved by humans for its beautiful plumage and docile disposition. Photo by Tom Feary
Bluebirds in Minnesota are easy to love
August 7, 2017 - 9:01am
July 31, 2017
The wonderful song of the brown thrasher
July 31, 2017 - 12:29pm
July 24, 2017
The intelligent, friendly gray jay
July 24, 2017 - 8:57am
July 17, 2017
This pair of purple martins was spotted at Prairie Wetlands Learning Center in Fergus Falls, just 72 hours after their return in the springtime. Photo by David Ellis/USFWS.
Purple martins faring well in parts of Minnesota
July 17, 2017 - 9:21am
July 10, 2017
The Richardson’s ground squirrel lives in colonies like prairie dogs. Photo by Kameron Perensovich
Blane Klemek column: A sleepy squirrel that acts like a prairie dog
July 10, 2017 - 9:59am
June 27, 2017
A herring gull, one of three gull species found in Minnesota. Photo by Derek Bakken.
Outdoors column: Minnesota gulls come in three species
June 27, 2017 - 9:09am
June 21, 2017
Blane Klemek column: Discovering the scarlet tanager
June 21, 2017 - 10:44am
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