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FRIDAY, FEB. 24, 2017



Tundra swans take off from feeding grounds on Mike Schlepp’s property in Harrison, Idaho, on Wednesday. About 3,000 swans are using the feeding grounds. (Kathy Plonka)

Top 10 ways to help birds this spring

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- Spring migration is kicking into high gear as birds move, sometimes for thousands of miles, from wintering areas to settle into their breeding territory. Birders know the beauty and excitement of the migrations also must be balanced with concern for the birds...

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SUNDAY, JAN. 15, 2012

Eleven snowy owls are seen in this image made at Boundary Bay near Vancouver, British Columbia, by wildlife photographer Sandy Milliken of Post Falls, Idaho. The photo was shot in January 2012 during a season noted across northern tier of the United States for big numbers of snowy owls migrating south for the winter from their arctic territory. 
 (Sandy Milliken / Scarlet Images)

Count 'em yourself: 11 snowy owls in one photo frame 

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- Wildlife photographer Sandy Milliken of Post Falls isn't missing the opportunity to capture images from this season's snowy owl irruption. With her radar out for the best opportunities, she recently traveled to Boundary Bay just south of Vancouver, British Columbia, to capture...

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