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Greg Miller Big Year Series: Winter Owls

great-gray-owl-gazing-small-binns-img_1341 Owls are a favorite subject of many birders… and this trip will not disappoint! As many as seven species of owls have been seen during peak eruption years: Great Gray Owl, Great Horned Owl, Snowy Owl, Barred Owl, Northern Hawk Owl, Boreal Owl and Eastern Screech Owl. Even non-peak seasons can offer great opportunities for five of these species.

Many other great birds may be seen as well, like Black-backed Woodpecker, Boreal Chickadee, Gray Jay, Evening Grosbeak and so much more.

  • Tour Cost
  • 2018 Cost :: 5-days/4-nights

    $1500 per person from Duluth, MN


    Price is per person, double occupancy and includes accommodations, local transportation and some meals.


    If a single room is preferred, a single supplement fee of $200 will be added.


    Included in tour cost

    Accommodations, airport transfers, local transportation.


    Not included

    Flights, meals, phone calls, laundry or other costs of a purely personal nature or not specifically mentioned as included.

  • Itinerary
  • Itinerary

    Note: This tour uses a single hotel for the entire trip.


    Day 1

    Arrive in Duluth, MN late morning or early afternoon with time to enjoy some location scouting and trip orientation. Prepare for a fun few days of seeking owls!


    Days 2, 3, 4

    During these three days we will enjoy many birding opportunities with owls and other species, visiting many top locations, including the well-known, Sax-Zim Bog.


    We will explore northern bog habitats, boreal forests and open prairies and search of our quarry, from dawn to dusk! Remember... the days are short in winter!


    Day 5

    Departures in late afternoon so we have a final morning in the field!

  • Accommodations
  • Standard Hotel in the Duluth, MN area.