Photo of the Week 20

Check out this gorgeous red-shouldered hawk that Mia spotted as we we driving through one of the metroparks by our house. We see a lot of red-tailed hawks in the winter, so seeing another reddish brown, similarly sized bird of prey is a nice change of pace.

Sax-Zim Bog

Among the forests of northern Minnesota is a birding mecca called Sax-Zim Bog. In the years that I have been birdwatching, I have repeatedly heard tales of and seen pictures from Sax-Zim, where other local birders go to see rare arctic species that have made their way down during the colder months. The biggest attraction …

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