Birding The Itasca Area Flyways

Birding the Mississippi and Red Rivers Flyways

With over 400 nesting pairs of Bald Eagles, eastern Bluebirds, Ruffed Grouse, Hawks, Kestrels, Flickers, Loons, Sandpipers, Scarlet Tanagers, Grosbeaks, Trumpeter Swans, Pelicans, Woodpeckers, Ducks, Egrets and hundreds of other species, our selection available for birding is stupendous!

Trumpeter Swan

Blue Jay

Bald Eagle

White-breasted Nuthatch

Common Loon


Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge 1-218-847-2641 • Itasca State Park 1-218-699-7251 • Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Division 1-218-732-8452

This portion of was funded in part by the Minnesota Legislative Committee on Minnesota Resources and administered through a partnership with MN Office of Tourism and MN Department of Natural Resources. Some photographs courtesy of Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.