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Dana, left, and Ronia Larson pose by the loon they helped rescue from Upper Bottle Lake Friday in Hubbard County. It’s recovering in a Roseville center. PARK RAPIDS ENTERPRISE/Sarah Smith
Family rescues young loon who couldn’t fly from lake
December 4, 2014 - 8:50am
November 29, 2014
Winter tradition: Matching wits with squirrels
November 29, 2014 - 11:30am
November 22, 2014
North Words: Feathers provide birds with much more than the ability to fly
November 22, 2014 - 8:15am
November 19, 2014
Minnesota deer harvest sees a big drop so far
November 19, 2014 - 7:59am
November 15, 2014
North Words: Cunning, wiley coyotes are intelligent predators
November 15, 2014 - 9:00am
November 1, 2014
North Words: Clark’s nutcracker are notorious caching birds
November 1, 2014 - 10:00am
October 31, 2014
USFWS protects two prairie butterfly species under Endangered Species Act
October 31, 2014 - 9:00am
October 25, 2014
Black rosy-finch is an alpine species not seen locally but is one of a surprisingly few true finches to be found in North America. FORUM NEWS SERVICE/Keith Corliss
Sorting out bird species an ongoing process
October 25, 2014 - 8:30am
October 18, 2014
North Words: Pie-billed grebes are easily heard, less often viewed
October 18, 2014 - 9:00am
Banding data is useful in measuring hunting pressure and reproductive success, and tracking migration patterns. Photo courtesy of N.D. Game and Fish Department
Leg bands provide a wealth of information
October 18, 2014 - 8:30am
October 16, 2014
The Hamden Slough now has roughly 2,000 acres of grasslands again, with plans to plant more in the future. Its wetlands not only provide a resting place for birds migrating, but it also holds some flood waters from the Fargo-Moorhead area in the spring. SUBMITTED PHOTO
Hamden a haven for birds
October 16, 2014 - 9:45am
October 15, 2014
A monarch butterfly was captured recently in this colorful photo by Sarah Smith of the Park Rapids Enterprise.
Butterflies are in trouble; migratory rate to Mexico has dropped by 90 percent in last 15 years
October 15, 2014 - 2:00pm
October 11, 2014
A yellow-rumped warbler rests in the brush in a Duluth neighborhood. Lots of yellow-rumped warblers were killed by vehicles over the past weekend, according to reports from the Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory. Photo by Laura Erickson
As wind funnels thousands of songbirds to Duluth, reports of dead songbirds are on the rise
October 11, 2014 - 8:30am
September 27, 2014
North Words: ‘Drummer of the woods’ is MN’s most popular upland game bird
September 27, 2014 - 8:30am
September 20, 2014
North Words: Yellow-bellied sapsuckers, northern flickers only around a few months
September 20, 2014 - 8:00am