Sheryl DeVore’s cover story about Minnesota’s three northernmost, and coldest, Christmas Bird Counts was a highlight of our December 2015 issue. Sheryl wrote that the first bird she saw during the CBC was the species shown here — Great Gray Owl. The awe-inspiring photo above was taken by mayhaga.
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Great Gray Owl in Yellowstone National Park, October 29, 2015, by Teri Franzen.Originally Published