Merlin casts pellet

Merlin casts pellet

I was looking back at some of the old posts and I came across this one that was interesting.

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There she is

Spruce Grouse, female, taking a dust bath

Spruce Grouse, female, taking a dust bath

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Spotted Grouse?

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Spotted Grouse

That’s what John James Audubon called them back in the 1800’s. I can see where he got the descriptive name. The modern name is Spruce Grouse.

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Another rare (regular) bird

American Three-toed Woodpecker

American Three-toed Woodpecker

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Can you see the bird?

taking a dust bath

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Anxiously awaiting spring

American Robin

Junco

Recent arrivals to the north country.

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Hummingbirds return to Crane Lake

Hummingbirds can return to Crane Lake as early as May 12th which is when they returned last year in 2016. The video below was taken on June 2, 2014 – early June migration peaks.

 

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up north Sharp-tailed Grouse

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Winter hangs on

Crane Lake view in March

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A TRUE Fairy Tale

The magnificent Trumpeter Swan and their history in Minnesota.

http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/mcvmagazine/issues/2017/mar-apr/trumpeter-swan-history.html

 

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