A hummingbird found far away from home in a St. Paul yard is now back home. Roufus hummingbirds are from the Pacific Northwest and winter in Mexico. Experts think the bird got lost in our first snow storm.
A rare hummingbird found in St. Paul is caught in the middle of a national decision on where to send it. A St. Paul resident found a rufous hummingbird in their backyard a few days before Monday’s snowstorm. “The homeowner was very concerned, knowing that the bird was really out of territory,” said Phil Jenni, executive director of the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center. “Typically we do not take healthy, adult animals.”
Sea Life Minnesota, the aquarium inside the Mall of America, is getting its biggest expansion since opening.
Amtrak plans to restore its full route between Chicago and the Pacific Northwest next week.
Flooding-related problems in North Dakota continue to disrupt Amtrak passenger rail service between Minnesota and the Pacific Northwest.