SAX ZIM BOG AND NORTHERN LIGHTS
Head to the woods and meadows of northern Minnesota to enjoy photographing a wide variety of birds that migrate to the vast bog, marsh, woodland and meadow habitats of this region each winter.
The timing correlates with the arrival of migrating birds from northern regions, including a wide variety of finches and owls.
This workshop is ideal for those interested in learning about and photographing the birds of northern Minnesota. Potential species may include great gray owls, hawk owls, snowy owls, barred owls, common redpolls, ruffed grouse, pine grosbeak, boreal chickadees, black-capped chickadees and many more. There are also potential opportunities for mammals, including moose, wolves, pine marten, bobcat and red fox.
The Bog incorporates an interesting mix of nearly 300 square miles of black spruce and tamarac bog, upland aspen and maple forests, floodplain forest, sandy upland pine stands, rivers, lakes, farms, meadows and towns.
The northern lights are also on a strong patten for the next couple of years so we will keep an eye on the forecast for potential evening outings to photograph this unique nighttime activity for photographers.
About Your Leader…..
Dawn Wilson is a professional and award-winning nature photographer specializing in images and stories about wildlife of high latitudes and high altitudes of the Rocky Mountains and Alaska. With more than 600 bylined articles and photo credits, Dawn’s text and photography has appeared in numerous regional and national publications, including Colorado Life, Colorado Outdoors, Wyoming Wildlife, Outdoor Photographer, MotorHome magazine, Nature’s Best Photography, and many others. In addition to her editorial work, Dawn leads multiple workshops each year in North and South America to photograph wildlife, such as brown bears in Alaska and birds of Louisiana. She also leads photo tours in Rocky Mountain National Park. She served two terms as President of the North American Nature Photography Association and has been the co-host of The Nature Photographer Podcast. Learn more at dawnwilsonphotography.com.
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$300 single supplement
- All ground transportation
- Expert guiding service and photography mentoring
- Fellowship with women wildlife photographers