• First Post-COVID-19 Birding Trip: Wisconsin and Horicon NWR

    18 days ago - By 10,000 Birds

    Once I was fully vaccinated and air travel became an option, I looked for a location for my first birding trip since 2019. I have a running list of trips to do, but many are best in spring, fall, or winter, not summer. And I wanted to be able to fly directly from Portland, so I would not lose a day to travel. Thus, I limited my options.
    I settled on Wisconsin, which is home to one of the Top 25 NWRs for Birding that I have not visited: Horicon NWR. Additionally, I have written about Waterfowl Production Areas , which are important but underappreciated parts of the National Wildlife Refuge...
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