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Winter delights: 15 birds to look for in the coldest months

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!

Common Redpoll

Common Redpoll
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Common Redpoll: Similar to the Hoary Redpoll these finches move south in unpredictable patterns and sometimes make it as far south as the Great Plains. Photo by Risto Purananen/Shutterstock

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