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Red-shouldered Hawks. Photo by Allen Blake Sheldon.


Red-headed Woodpecker story in MINNPOST, November 2, 2021.

“Red-headed woodpeckers have declined 95% in Minnesota since 1970, the largest loss in any state or Canadian province…North America has lost 29% of its birds since 1970, according to a study published in the journal Science in 2019. The continent’s population has dropped by 2.9 billion adult birds…”

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Bea’s Bench Trempealeau Refuge

Red-headed woodpeckers, Covid-19 – Wisconsin State Journal, April 19 2020

This commentary appeared in The Wisconsin State Journal, La Crosse Tribune, Winona Daily News and Red-headed Woodpecker Recovery Project Newsletter during spring 2020

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A Walk Through a Flood of Song

Breeding Bird Census, upper Mississippi River, Gloria Mundi Press, April 22 2003

In June in southern Minnesota, the pearly gloss of dawn creeps across the Mississippi about 4 a.m. A mile wide, the river easy slowly…

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