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!



Northern Hawk Owl

Northern Hawk Owl
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Northern Hawk Owl: This resident of forests from Alaska to eastern Canada may move south in winter to southern Canada and the northern United States. Photo by FotoRequest/Shutterstock

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