This book will lead you to birds in all four of the state's biomesNorthern Boreal, Prairie, Southern Hardwood, and Northern Deciduousplus a special section on birding the Twin Cities. Perfect for the novice and experienced birder alike, this guide not only gets you to the hot spots, it also tells you when to go and how to find birds once you get there. Filled with detailed maps, current information on seasonal occurrences and abundance, eye-catching photos, and beautiful illustrations, this book promises to be the source for Minnesota birders for many years. Award-winning author Jay Michael Strangis is a lifelong birder and outdoorsman with a passionate knowledge of Minnesota and its birds. Strangis spices up the bird finding information with interesting historical and geological facts along with birding tips gained from years in the field.