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Escaped owl Gladys dies after being found injured

The Eurasian eagle-owl flew off from Minnesota Zoo staffers on Oct. 1.

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Large owl named Gladys escapes from MN Zoo

The Eurasian eagle-owl has been on the loose since Oct. 1.

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As mystery illness spreads, should Minnesotans take down bird feeders?

The unexplained ailment has resulted in bird die-offs in the eastern U.S.

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MN photographer's wintry great gray owl video earns praise from Audubon Society

The clip earned an honorable mention in the 2021 Audubon Photography Awards.

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Ospreys started a nest on a coop's power pole - so they built a new home for them

A small electrical cooperative went out of its way to help the hopeful osprey pair.

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Swan does exactly what you'd expect in the back of deputy's squad car

The bird was rescued in Chisago Co., and things got... messy.

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Sept. 18 Weather with Sven: Return of wildfire smoke, impact on birds

Birds are facing major challenges due to wildfire smoke and active tropics.

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More than a dozen swans have died at Twin Cities lake

Lead poisoning is the suspected cause of death.

$300K study reveals how many birds U.S. Bank Stadium has killed

It's one of the top four bird death-causing buildings in downtown Minneapolis.

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Woman pleas for help to find missing 17-year-old parrot

Max escaped the owner's back yard on Tuesday, Sept. 24.

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Watch: Near wreck on I-394 as man tries to rescue stranded bird

It's illegal to stop your vehicle on a freeway for a non-emergency.

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That's not rain on Duluth's weather radar – it's birds

Meteorologists in Duluth were curious what the blue blob on radar was.

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Mpls. one of the most dangerous cities for migrating birds

The light pollution can disorient birds, causing them to crash into buildings.

Red-tailed hawk dies after being found shot with an arrow

It died at the University of Minnesota's Raptor Center.

Gilbert's drunk, dive-bombing birds are international sensation

These feathery freaks from Gilbert, Minnesota are now famous.

Owl survives being hit by car in head-turning story

One minute this owl appeared dead, the nest minute it was just fine.

That's not a storm on the radar, it's geese

Migration season has arrived in the midwest.