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Detroit Lake birding festival May 16-19

Noah Stryker will talk about his 2015 world Big Year


Zugunruhe -- the name for the drive to migrate

Zugunruhe -- the name for the drive to migrate

It's a German term pronounced zoo-gun-roo


Best use for a snow shovel

Sunday, April 15


Some birding and birding-equipment essentials

Assuming spring actually does arrive


Snow plugging your bird feeders?

Time to clean them out


Book: A History of Birds

Looking at common species and their place in our lives


It's time to think about ticks

Tick bites can be fatal


Real-time migration maps available -- birdcast.info

Follow movement of birds into the state


How to find a courting woodcock

There are places in the metro area where displays can be heard


Walden Pond -- a tour that would please Thoreau

It's a new field guide


Woodcock, early migrants, having collision problems

Woodcock, early migrants, having collision problems

Animal rehab center caring for several bird species


Warm water, cold weather: fish and birds

Warm water, cold weather: fish and birds

Juncos and sparrows eating meal worms


Brief junco fights punctuate feeding in the snow

Ready, set, attack!


Early migrants are having trouble finding food

Early migrants are having trouble finding food

This Golden-crowned Kinglet is foraging in dead leaves for insects and worms that aren't there


Kirtland's Warbler: could this rare bird be nesting here?

A team plans to search. Planning meeting is April 9


How to make a suet feeder

How to make the special suet mix to stuff in it


Spring birds in the neighborhood

Nesting ducks and geese back in our pond


Ducks and geese and molting goldfinches

Ducks and geese and molting goldfinches

The yard is showing signs of spring


A field guide to Mesozoic birds and other winged dinosaurs

Not very useful, but a fascinating book


Eagles and other nesting birds on video feeds

Many bird cams available on the Internet