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Black-headed Grosbeaks among our summer visitors
September 20, 2018 at 6:00 am | Bonners Ferry Herald
Many Boundary County residents have been seeing black-headed Grosbeaks (Pheucticus melanocephalus) during this summer. Perhaps not as numerous or quite as spectacular as Western Tanagers, these are n...
Western conifer seed bugs Ö bug off!
September 13, 2018 at 6:00 am | Bonners Ferry Herald
The western conifer seed bug with its long legs and an antenna has tried to invade many of our homes this fall. I found a dozen or so of these slow-crawling bugs last week trying to access our house....
Spruce Grouse: The gentle chicken of the forest
September 06, 2018 at 6:00 am | Bonners Ferry Herald
Last week I was on a photo trip journeying via country road 2509 to Spruce Lake when I came onto a fairly common site for late summer. It was a mother spruce grouse and three of her chicks who were a...