When temperatures plunge and snow piles up, do we birders pack away our optics to wait for spring? Of course not! We head out in search of owls and crossbills, waterfowl and waxwings, and other birds. Enjoy this photo essay of fantastic species you can find this winter!
Bohemian Waxwing: During the nonbreeding season, this fruit-eating bird wanders widely across Canada and the northern U.S. Check flocks of Cedar Waxwings and American Robins for the rusty-rumped nomads. Photo by Mircea Costina/Shutterstock