Best Minnesota Bird Photos: All Years Combined

This index includes links to my personal favorite bird photos which I have taken since I originally started this effort back on January 23, 2014. Please note that in a few cases the photo linked may also be my “worst” … as the bird is a rare discovery in Minnesota. Thus, I am just happy to have a photograph! In a few cases some photos were taken at locations outside of Minnesota while I was on vacation.

  • The photos are listed in chronological order, not by quality of image.
  • Index Last Updated on May 29, 2015
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365 Days of Birds: IndexCountCategoryPhoto #1Photo #2Photo #3
May 29, 2015157
California Quail1Game Birds15-Sep-14
Chukar1Game Birds14-Apr-14
Ring Necked Pheasant1Game Birds27-Jan-14
Ruffed Grouse1Game Birds7-Nov-1418-Nov-14
Sharp Tailed Grouse1Game Birds30-Jan-1524-Feb-157-Mar-15
Spruce Grouse1Game Birds16-Jan-15
Wild Turkey1Game Birds1-Jun-1424-Aug-14
  
American Kestrel1Raptors17-Jul-1415-Sep-14
Bald Eagle1Raptors15-Feb-146-Jul-1425-May-15
Black Vulture1Raptors15-Apr-15 
Broad-Winged Hawk1Raptors13-May-149-Aug-14
Crested Caracara (Mexican Eagle)1Raptors11-Apr-15 
Golden Eagle1Raptors15-Sep-1423-Sep-14
Great Gray Owl1Raptors21-Mar-1419-Dec-14
Great Horned Owl1Raptors23-Mar-14
Merlin (Falcon)1Raptors10-Aug-1421-Oct-14
Northern Harrier1Raptors17-Jul-1423-Mar-15
Northern Hawk Owl1Raptors29-Mar-149-Feb-1524-Feb-15
Northern Shrike1Raptors3-Nov-14
Osprey1Raptors1-Apr-1425-Jul-14
Peregrine Falcon1Raptors2-Aug-1417-Aug-14
Red-Shouldered Hawk1Raptors3-Apr-146-Apr-14
Red-Tailed Hawk1Raptors4-Sep-1412-Oct-142-Apr-15
Rough Legged Hawk1Raptors30-Nov-145-Dec-14
Sharp-Shinned Hawk1Raptors16-Oct-14
Snowy Owl1Raptors4-Dec-1429-Dec-14
Turkey Vulture1Raptors3-Apr-144-Aug-14
  
American Bittern1Shore Birds4-Apr-14
Belted Kingfisher1Shore Birds25-Jul-1427-Jul-14
Cattle Egret1Shore Birds20-Apr-15 
Dunlin1Shore Birds29-May-15 
Great Blue Heron1Shore Birds2-May-1419-Jul-1419-May-15
Great Egret1Shore Birds1-Mar-1410-Apr-14
Greater Yellowlegs Snipe1Shore Birds3-May-14
Green Heron1Shore Birds4-May-1423-Sep-14
Herring Gull1Shore Birds18-Apr-1412-Nov-14 
Least Sandpiper1Shore Birds27-Jul-1411-Aug-14
Little Blue Heron1Shore Birds2-Mar-148-Apr-14
Pelican1Shore Birds3-Mar-146-Jul-14
Piping Plover1Shore Birds22-Jun-14
Red Knot1Shore Birds29-May-15 
Ruddy Turnstone1Shore Birds29-May-15 
Sanderling1Shore Birds29-May-15 
Sandhill Crane1Shore Birds5-Apr-149-Nov-14
Semipalmated Sandpiper1Shore Birds29-May-15 
Semipalmated-Plover1Shore Birds2-Jun-14
Snowy Egret1Shore Birds2-Mar-147-Apr-14 
Spotted Sandpiper1Shore Birds16-May-1420-May-1427-May-15
White Ibis1Shore Birds5-Mar-141-Apr-14
Wood Stork1Shore Birds27-Feb-141-Apr-14
  
Baltimore Oriole1Song Birds: Other18-May-1418-May-14
Barn Swallow1Song Birds: Other26-May-1414-Jul-14
Black Capped Chickadee1Song Birds: Other4-Feb-147-Dec-14
Blue Jay1Song Birds: Other13-May-148-Jan-15
Bluebird1Song Birds: Other20-Apr-142-May-15
Boreal Chickadee1Song Birds: Other30-Jan-15 
Brown Creeper1Song Birds: Other30-Apr-14
Canada Jay1Song Birds: Other3-Feb-1415-Dec-14
Cardinal1Song Birds: Other26-Mar-146-Jul-1425-Feb-15
Cedar Waxwing1Song Birds: Other25-Mar-1413-Aug-14
Chipping Sparrow1Song Birds: Other17-May-14
Cliff Swallows1Song Birds: Other24-Aug-144-Sep-14
Common Crow1Song Birds: Other18-Feb-1410-Oct-14 
Eastern Kingbird1Song Birds: Other6-Jul-1417-Jul-14
Eastern Meadowlark1Song Birds: Other4-May-15 
Eastern Phoebe1Song Birds: Other22-Apr-14
Eurasian Turtle Dove1Song Birds: Other15-Sep-1423-Sep-14
Fox Sparrow1Song Birds: Other28-Nov-14
Grackle1Song Birds: Other16-Oct-14
Great Crested Flycatcher1Song Birds: Other23-Jul-14
Hermit Thrush1Song Birds: Other3-Mar-14
House Wren1Song Birds: Other15-Aug-14
Killdeer1Song Birds: Other9-Jun-1423-Jun-14
Least Flycatcher1Song Birds: Other21-May-1429-May-1418-May-15
Magpie1Song Birds: Other26-Feb-1415-Sep-14
Mourning Dove1Song Birds: Other10-Jul-1424-Aug-14
Nashville Warbler1Song Birds: Other20-May-14
Northern Mockingbird1Song Birds: Other10-Apr-1412-May-15
Peacock1Song Birds: Other11-Apr-15 
Pigeon1Song Birds: Other14-Feb-1412-Oct-14
Purple Martin1Song Birds: Other26-Apr-14
Red Breasted Nuthatch1Song Birds: Other30-Jan-1427-Mar-14
Red-Winged Blackbird1Song Birds: Other20-Apr-1410-Jul-14
Robin1Song Birds: Other24-Mar-1427-May-14
Ruby-Throated Hummingbird1Song Birds: Other4-Aug-145-Aug-14
Scissor-Tailed Flycatcher1Song Birds: Other26-Apr-152-May-15
Slate Colored Junco1Song Birds: Other15-Apr-1413-Oct-14
Snow Bunting1Song Birds: Other8-Feb-15 
Song Sparrow1Song Birds: Other23-Jun-1410-Oct-14
Starlings1Song Birds: Other23-Sep-14
Tree Swallow1Song Birds: Other20-Apr-1426-May-14
Western Scrub Jay1Song Birds: Other23-Sep-14
White Breasted Nuthatch1Song Birds: Other11-Feb-1425-Jul-14
White-Throated Sparrow1Song Birds: Other30-Apr-142-Aug-14
Wood Thrush1Song Birds: Other27-May-14
Yellow-Bellied Flycatcher1Song Birds: Other18-May-15 
American Goldfinch1Song Birds: Warblers & Finches21-Mar-1426-Aug-14
American Redstart1Song Birds: Warblers & Finches22-May-1425-Jun-1418-May-15
Black and White Warbler1Song Birds: Warblers & Finches18-May-15 
Canada Warbler1Song Birds: Warblers & Finches18-May-15 
Cape May Warbler1Song Birds: Warblers & Finches15-May-1421-May-1420-May-15
Chestnut-Sided Warbler1Song Birds: Warblers & Finches15-May-1420-May-15
Common Redpolls1Song Birds: Warblers & Finches21-Nov-1417-Jan-15
Common Yellowthroat1Song Birds: Warblers & Finches30-May-1417-Jul-1417-May-15
Evening Grosbeak1Song Birds: Warblers & Finches3-Feb-1417-Jan-15
Hoary Redpoll1Song Birds: Warblers & Finches7-Feb-15 
Magnolia Warbler1Song Birds: Warblers & Finches18-May-15 
Northern Paula Warbler1Song Birds: Warblers & Finches22-May-14
Pine Grosbeak1Song Birds: Warblers & Finches3-Feb-1426-Nov-14
Pine Siskins1Song Birds: Warblers & Finches14-Nov-1430-Dec-14
Purple Finch1Song Birds: Warblers & Finches2-Dec-149-Dec-14
Rose-Breated Grosbeak1Song Birds: Warblers & Finches14-May-1421-May-1418-May-15
Wilson’s Warbler1Song Birds: Warblers & Finches17-May-15 
Yellow Warbler1Song Birds: Warblers & Finches18-May-1417-May-15
Yellow-Rumped Warbler1Song Birds: Warblers & Finches18-May-1413-Oct-1418-May-15
Downy Woodpecker1Song Birds: Woodpeckers28-Jun-1418-Nov-142-Feb-15
Hairy Woodpecker1Song Birds: Woodpeckers25-Jun-1418-Nov-146-Feb-15
Pileated Woodpecker1Song Birds: Woodpeckers3-Nov-1412-Nov-14
Red-Bellied Woodpecker1Song Birds: Woodpeckers22-Mar-1416-Dec-1413-Feb-15
Red-Header Woodpecker1Song Birds: Woodpeckers3-Apr-15 
Yellow-Bellied Sapsucker1Song Birds: Woodpeckers6-Jul-14
Yellow-Shafted Flicker1Song Birds: Woodpeckers2-May-149-May-1422-May-15
   
American BlackDuck1Waterfowl15-Mar-1520-Mar-15
Blue Winged Teal1Waterfowl26-Apr-145-May-14
Bufflehead1Waterfowl3-May-144-May-14
Cackling Goose1Waterfowl10-Oct-1410-Nov-14
Canada Goose1Waterfowl4-May-1423-Sep-14
Common Eider1Waterfowl14-Nov-14
Common Gallinule1Waterfowl3-Mar-14
Common Loon1Waterfowl6-Jul-1421-Oct-1425-May-15
Common Merganser1Waterfowl6-Jun-1423-Jun-14 
Coot1Waterfowl12-Oct-14
Domestic Goose1Waterfowl17-Aug-1430-Oct-14
Double Crested Cormorant1Waterfowl9-Apr-146-Jul-14
Goldeneye X Hooded Merganser1Waterfowl24-Mar-15
Goldeneyes1Waterfowl11-Mar-1429-Dec-1415-Mar-15
Great Canada Goose1Waterfowl7-Nov-14
Greater White-Fronted Goose1Waterfowl10-Oct-14
Green Winged Teal1Waterfowl5-May-148-May-14
Harlequin Duck1Waterfowl7-Dec-14
Hooded Merganser1Waterfowl21-Oct-143-Nov-1427-May-15
Horned Grebe1Waterfowl30-Apr-1414-May-14
Lesser Scaups1Waterfowl5-May-148-May-14
Long-Tailed Duck1Waterfowl27-May-15 
Mallards1Waterfowl4-May-1410-Nov-143-Feb-15
Muskovy Duck1Waterfowl28-Feb-14
Northern Pintail1Waterfowl16-Jan-1518-Jan-15
Northern Shovelers1Waterfowl26-Apr-14
Pied-Billed Grebe1Waterfowl3-May-1430-Oct-14
Red-Breasted Merganser1Waterfowl14-May-1419-May-14
Redhead Duck1Waterfowl11-May-1412-May-14
Red-Necked Grebe1Waterfowl15-May-1423-May-14
Ring-Necked Duck1Waterfowl26-Apr-1416-May-15
Ross’s Goose1Waterfowl7-Nov-1410-Nov-14
Snow Goose1Waterfowl7-Nov-1410-Nov-14
Trumpeter Swan1Waterfowl4-Sep-149-Jan-15
Wood Duck1Waterfowl20-Apr-1414-Jul-1412-May-15
  
Special PhotographsAurora Borealis17-Mar-1520-Mar-15
Fogbound16-Dec-14
Ice Caves2-Mar-15
Night Owl2-Jan-15
Owl Video16-Feb-15
MammalsBack Bear12-Oct-14
Beaver2-Aug-14
Coyote15-Aug-14
Ermine15-Mar-15
Red Fox27-Feb-1520-May-15
White Tailed Deer2-Aug-14

 

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