Kestrel Chicks To Be Banded Thursday

Five kestrels have hatched in a nesting box at the Agassiz Valley Water Resources Management Project near Warren, Minn. PKM Electric Cooperative installed 10 of the nesting boxes this spring. Heidi Hughes, manager of the adjacent Audubon Center of the Red River Valley, said this morning in an email that the kestrel chicks will be…
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Agassiz Audubon Society Receives $1,100 Grant For Community Nest Watch Project

Chimney swifts and other insect-eating birds in northwest Minnesota will be getting a boost from an $1,100 grant the Agassiz Audubon Society in Warren, Minn., is receiving from the Minnesota Ornithologists Union. The Minneapolis-based organization announced the grant last week, and the money will support the Audubon Society’s new “Community Nest Watch” project. “The grant…
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Snowy Owl Sightings Continue To Roll In Across Red River Valley

Snowy owls continue to attract attention in the Red River Valley and parts of northwest Minnesota. Heidi Hughes, manager of the Audubon Center of the Red River Valley near Warren, Minn., said she continues to receive reports about snowy owl sightings. No surprise, that; according to Hughes, ornithologists say this could be a record year…
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