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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!

Hoary Redpoll

Hoary Redpoll
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Hoary Redpoll: These small finches move south in unpredictable patterns, typically no farther south than the U.S./Canada border. Photo by Paul Reeves Photography/Shutterstock

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