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Vintage ad with the Voyageur Statue at the top

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Perfect camouflage

can you see the bird? There really was one there! This cryptic little bird is a rarely seen resident in Minnesota.  

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Sapsucker

Minnesota has only one species of Sapsucker, the yellow-bellied. The Sapsucker in the above photo is a juvenile, he lacks the red cap and red throat of the adult male. This photo shows why the bird gets the name yellow-bellied … Continue reading

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Birding at Crane Lake

Crane Lake is an outpost so to speak, it is the jumping off point for many fishing and canoe trips to the BWCAW, Quetico Provincial Park, and Canada. It was once noted as the busiest seaplane base in the world. … Continue reading

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Fall Warblers

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It’s a Sparrow invasion!

Yes, Juncos are Sparrows.  

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Junco(s)

Feed me now!

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Beavers

I didn’t know that Beavers liked Wild Rice, but they do! He was munching away on the tender shoots of the plant.

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Black hooded Gull

The Bonaparte’s Gull is a cute little Gull that migrates through Minnesota in the spring and fall, usually in flocks. This was a lone bird that is still in breeding plumage. This bird species molts after the breeding season and … Continue reading

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baby owls are the cutest

   

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