11K Sandhill Cranes Gather In Minn. Before MigrationEveryone knows birds head south for the winter. But did you know there are thousands of sandhill cranes passing through Minnesota right now? The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says more than 11,000 of the majestic birds are staging for migration.
Minnesota's Snowy Owl Influx May Not Be A Good SignWe are seeing an eruption of snowy owls in Minnesota. The birds spend most of their time in the Arctic and Northern Canada. But about once a decade, when their food source gets low, they fly south to northern Minnesota.
Prairie Birds Losing Ground To ND Oil Drilling, Study SaysA new federal study says many grassland birds are being displaced by drilling activity in western North Dakota's oil patch.
State Fair Will Have Roller Coaster, Games & Free SunscreenState Fair goers will notice something missing from this year's fair – the poultry birds.
4H Students Settle In To Reality Of Bird-Free FairsPeople visiting county fairs this summer are starting to notice something is missing: birds. The Chisago County Fair opens Thursday in Rush City. And like every other fair in the state, it has been directed to cancel its live poultry exhibits to prevent the possible spread of bird flu.
Mosquitoes In Ramsey County Test Positive For West NileWest Nile virus is back, and officials are urging Minnesotans to avoid mosquito bites, dump out standing water and report dead birds.
Canterbury Park Cancels Ostrich Races Due To Bird Flu ScareThere is some breaking news out of Shakopee that is sure to ruffle some feathers. Canterbury Park officials have announced that ostriches will not take part in this year's Extreme Race Day -- the park's most popular event of the year.
Good Questions: Pizza Boxes, Bird Songs, & Pairs Of PantsEvery Friday, Heather Brown digs into the mailbag to answer some of your Good Questions. This week, we're looking at pizza pies, pairs of pants and pretty avian ditties.
Good Questions: Prom, Birds & The HOV LaneEvery Friday, Heather Brown tackles some of our viewers' burning questions. This week, she'll tell you how "prom" got its name, where birds go in rainstorms, and how police enforce the HOV lane on the highway.
The Push To Make Minneapolis’ Skyways Safer For BirdsThe effort to save migrating birds from deadly collisions with glass is about to be back before the Minneapolis City Council.
Bird Flu Strikes 2 More Flocks, Upping Total Affected To 82The bird flu virus continues to infect flocks in Minnesota. The Minnesota Board of Animal Health said Tuesday that two flocks in Kandiyohi are likely to have tested positive for the disease, which would bump the total number of affected farms to 82.
MSFA: No Bird-Safe Glass At Vikings StadiumThe new Minnesota Vikings Stadium will not include bird-safe glass, despite months of impassioned pleas. The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority made the final decision Friday.
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