MONDAY, FEB. 17, 2014

Bird migrations kicking into gear

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- The spring bird migration often subtly comes to our attention. Other times, it's obvious even to the casual observer. Here's a head's up from the weekend by ...

THURSDAY, DEC. 19, 2013

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 18, 2013

Migrations Part 2: Fish can’t always go with flow

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- Yesterday, in the Idaho Fish and Game Department's 75th anniversary series of "reminders"  on wildlife topics, I featured the first of a three-part post on migrations -- Part 1:Mammals. ...

TUESDAY, DEC. 17, 2013

TUESDAY, AUG. 27, 2013

Osprey lands prize catch

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- Ospreys will be leaving this fall on their lengthy migrations to other parts of the world for winter. But their athleticism shouldn't escape us while they're here ...


MONDAY, MARCH 25, 2013

Clouds of snow geese darken skies in Montana

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- More than 50,000 snow geese have been resting at Freezeout Lake near Great Falls, Mont., on their annual spring migration. Snow geese are the only waterfowl I ...


Migrating waterfowl making a buzz at Turnbull

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- Migrating waterfowl are providing plenty of noise and action for birdwatchers visiting Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge this week.   Here's today's report from Mike Rule, refuge wildlife biologist: For the ...

THURSDAY, NOV. 29, 2012

MONDAY, AUG. 20, 2012

MONDAY, AUG. 13, 2012

Where’s the love after birds fledge from nests?

BIRD WATCHING --  Bill Bender of Spokane treated his Facebook friends this summer to a 22-day photo documentary of the hatching and fledging of two hummingbird chicks. They were hatched in a ...

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 21, 2011

Report: many western species need room to roam

WILDLIFE -- A conservation group is putting a Spotlight on wildlife migrations. Wildlife Conservation Society report tracks migration routes in the West In its new report, "Spectacular Migrations in the Western ...

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Rich Landers writes and photographs stories for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including a Sunday feature section and a Thursday column. He also writes the Outdoors Blog.

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