STAFF BLOG COMPASS POINTS Great gray owl 'irruption' appears to be winding down
The reports Ive gotten from birding enthusiasts in the past few days indicate the influx of great gray owls that converged on parts of northwest Minnesota appears to be winding down as the birds move ... Posted on 3/6/13 at 12:46 PM
OUTDOORS WITH SAM COOK Big day at Hawk Ridge; another coming?
Just a quick heads-up. More than 5,000 raptors were counted at Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory on Monday, according to Debbie Waters, education director at Hawk Ridge. That's by far the largest count of t... Posted on 9/13/10 at 8:14 PM
The seasonal horde of red-winged blackbirds clamored in the trees around my house in mid-September, and set off for warmer climes. With the exit of these noisy birds comes the start of the fall bird feeding season, and the bird feeders out my kitchen window are bustling with activity.
By Robin Trott, Extension Educator
, October 21, 2009
Large congregations of geese can affect Minnesota’s waters. Most of us enjoy watching geese flying overhead or swimming in the water. Watching a couple of geese wander onto the shore is entertaining, but many geese on the shore of a lake, river, or wetland is not so pleasant.
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