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!
White-winged Crossbill: These finches along with Red Crossbills of coniferous woodlands make irregular movements in winter in search of good cone crops. Photo by Paul Tessier/Shutterstock