Birds

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Wildlife Center Seeing More Injured Turtles This Year

We are surrounded by wildlife here in Minnesota. Every once in a while you’ll see a sick or injured animal. The Twin Cities is home to one of the largest independent wildlife medical centers in the nation.

09/30/2013

Baby Deer.

Baby Animals May Not Need Your Help

Minnesota is in the midst of a baby boom. Everything from squirrels to birds to bunnies to deer is breeding and that has the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center busy.

05/23/2013

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 4-30!

Bird dancing to DAFT PUNK! You gotta be kidding me!

04/30/2013

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Good Question: Are Birds Built For This Weather?

The first robin is often thought of as a sign of spring. But the first hundred robins hanging out in your front yard? That’s the sign of a Good Question.

04/15/2013

Wildlife rehabilitator Bobby Horvath sho

Tracking Falcons’ Comeback Along The Mississippi

Jackie Fallon is a falcon fan. The vice president of field operations for the Midwest Peregrine Society was up before sunrise last week to make a trip along U.S. Hwy. 61 and check on several peregrine falcon nesting sites.

04/08/2013

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Tough Winter Forces Owls South In Hunt For Food

It’s been a tough winter for owls in parts of North America, and the evidence is turning up on roadsides, at bird feeders and at a wildlife rehabilitation center in Minnesota.

03/13/2013

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Winter Brings Thousands Of Crows To The Metro

Thousands of the big black birds are suddenly being spotted in the Twin Cities, perching on trees and blanketing the sky.

01/07/2013

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DNR: New Geocaching Program To Take Wing Saturday

A new geocaching program centered on Minnesota bird life will begin on Saturday (National Get Outdoors Day), offering long-time and novice geocachers the chance to learn about native avian life and the challenge of finding new caches in state parks, the DNR said.

06/04/2012

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Web Cam Offers Live Views Of Peregrine Falcon Nest

Bird lovers can get a close-up look at a pair of peregrine falcons nesting in downtown St. Paul.

03/30/2012

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State Considers Wind Project’s Avian Protection

State regulators will consider whether a plan to protect birds and bats from a wind farm in Goodhue County is adequate.

02/23/2012

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Months After Train Derails, Birds Still Feeding On Corn

Some people in the north metro are still dealing with the after effects of a train derailment nearly three months ago.

10/25/2011

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1-Legged Duck Returns To Stomping Grounds For 4th Year

A couple from St. Anna looks forward to the return of a special duck and her mate each spring at their lakeside home.

04/29/2011

Bird Flu

Is Bird Flu Making A Comeback?

Avian flu claimed 310 lives in 15 countries from 2004 to 2006, then the disease quieted down — until now.

03/03/2011

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Wis. Researchers To Study Mass Bird Kill

Blackbirds are having hard time staying alive in the Southeast.

01/04/2011

Tweet for a Pet Bird

Tweeting the old-fashioned way can net you a steep discount on a fine feathered pet.

08/27/2010

8/8/10 Nature Notes

With Naturalist Jim Gilbert and Denny Long!

08/09/2010

The Nite Show with Mischke – 7/22/10

We usually see birds as pretty and cheerful and serene.  But birds have another lifestyle unbeknownst to most humans.  Bridget Stutchbury, author of “The Private Lives of Birds”, informs us of the dirty little secrets […]

07/23/2010

S&S Trees Home and Garden Show – 7/10/10

Yard and Garden questions AND answers along with WCCO radio host Steve Thomson.

07/11/2010

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