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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!

Red Crossbill

Red Crossbill
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Red Crossbills: Similar to the White-winged Crossbill, they search for good cone crops in winter. Photo by Rober L. Kothenbeutel/Shutterstock

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