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November 19, 2017
Always in Season: Grosbeaks may bring winter birding thrills
November 19, 2017 - 6:00am
November 5, 2017
Rusty blackbirds seem to be regulars
November 5, 2017 - 8:58pm
October 29, 2017
Mike Jacobs drawing of American tree sparrow.
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Harbingers of winter show up here
October 29, 2017 - 6:19am
October 8, 2017
Northern flicker drawn by Mike Jacobs.
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Inconsistency marks the northern flicker
October 8, 2017 - 6:14am
October 1, 2017
Always in Season: The fall sparrow season arrives in the valley
October 1, 2017 - 4:55pm
September 24, 2017
Always in Season: Teal take off ahead of hunters
September 24, 2017 - 3:48pm
September 3, 2017
Always in Season: Migration central to all bird life
September 3, 2017 - 3:12pm
August 26, 2017
Waxwing salvages eclipse experience
August 26, 2017 - 8:01pm
August 20, 2017
The red-tailed hawk is a bird of open country. It is a “sit-and-wait” predator, set to pounce on passing prey, mostly ground lovers such as small mammals, snakes, grassland birds and even insects. Illustration by Mike Jacobs
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: To ID hawks, eliminate the red-tail
August 20, 2017 - 6:00am
August 6, 2017
Birding: The American coot is no 'odd duck'
August 6, 2017 - 4:01pm
July 31, 2017
Alpine Factory owner Jessica Parcheta helps Henry Schwartz, 12, with his form on the fast moving slope on July 6, 2017 at Alpine Factory in Arden Hills, Minn. (Glen Stubbe/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)
Minnesota skiers defy summer heat on giant indoor treadmill — complete with fake snow
July 31, 2017 - 12:53pm
July 30, 2017
Always in Season: Egret falls between graceful and ungainly
July 30, 2017 - 5:36pm
July 23, 2017
Always in Season: Goldfinch season arrives in the valley
July 23, 2017 - 1:35pm
July 9, 2017
Upland sandpiper. Illustration by Mike Jacobs.
Always in Season: Sandpiper whistle attracts attention
July 9, 2017 - 1:20pm
July 2, 2017
Always in season/ Mike Jacobs: Wrens work their way into folklore
July 2, 2017 - 7:57am