THE VIEW FROM MY WINDOW The Very Hungry Heron
So as I was driving home the other afternoon, low and behold, a Great Blue Heron was standing RIGHT BY THE EDGE OF THE WATER with a fish in his beak!
I WAS SO EXCITED!!!
I EVEN HAD MY CAMERA!!
... Posted on 8/28/12 at 7:07 AM
A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Slime, Blood, Fur, Feathers
My alarm woke me up earlier than I was used to, but on this day I needed to wake up with the fishes to check out the local fish market. Live eels, snakes, frogs, fowl, and much more, the wet market--a... Posted on 3/24/12 at 9:04 AM
STAFF BLOG LAGNIAPPE Going to the birds
When I looked out the window into our backyard on a recent morning, my first thought was, We got TPd. A strip of what was obviously toilet paper was hanging from one of the lights on the garage. Since... Posted on 5/17/11 at 8:23 AM
OH LOOK! A SHINY THING The Black Swan: The Things You Think Are Impossible
Today I came across a curious throwaway reference buried in a news article about the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, stating that the incident was a black swan event.
Now I happen to absolutely adore... Posted on 12/10/09 at 12:00 AM
“What kind of bird is that?” my husband asked a few weeks ago.
He was watching a few birds build nests in our new birdhouse. It was interesting to see – one bird was inside the house, while the other flew back and forth outside, then handed twigs and grass in through the little hole. Their version of moving the furniture into a new home, I guess.
Katie Burns, an interpretive naturalist from the University of Minnesota Raptor Center, shows Prairie Elementary students in the “Edge” after-school program how a peregrine falcon eats a piece of chicken Tuesday afternoon at the school.
Four local wildlife experts recount time on Gulf Coast
WINDOM — Before oil washed up on U.S. coastlines, the director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) had alerted staff throughout the nation to be ready. Their help and expertise would be needed.
FULDA — He has lived in the Fulda area all of his life, and spent the last 56 years in a house on Ireland Avenue, helping his wife raise their six children and working for Interstate Power until retiring in 1993.
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