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Migration

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Drought Diminishing Monarch Butterflies

Minnesota is getting drier. Nearly 63 percent of the state is now rated as abnormally dry or in a drought, according to the U.S. Drought monitor.

09/06/2012

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Starvation Forces Snowy Owls Into Minnesota

It’s one of those rare treats of Mother Nature. A bird seldom seen south of the Canadian border is becoming a common sight among many this winter, as Minnesotans come face to face with the snowy owl.

12/02/2011

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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

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Like ‘Snowbirds’, These Loons have GPS

Like other “snowbirds” these Minnesota residents are using GPS as they travel south for the winter. But what’s different about these migrants is that they’re the real thing — Minnesota’s state bird, in fact.

830 WCCO–11/01/2010