Winona and Vicinity

Winona, Minnesota

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Despite its gentle, feminine name, the lore surrounding the site of this beautiful river city reads like an historic soap opera. The Indian maiden Winona was the cousin of the last of the Sioux chiefs named Wabasha. Key birds: Greater and Lesser Scaup (fall migration); Great Egret; Bonaparte’s Gull (late April to early May); Caspian and Forster’s Terns (spring); Black- and Yellow-billed Cuckoos; Willow Flycatcher; Sedge Wren; Field, Lark, and Grasshopper Sparrows. Don’t miss: Prairie Island Road. This eTrail provides information on birding strategies for this location, birds you might see, directions to each birding spot, and helpful maps.
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Birding Minnesota

by Jay Michael Strangis (Falcon Guides)

Despite its gentle, feminine name, the lore surrounding the site of this beautiful river city reads like an historic soap opera. The Indian maiden Winona was the cousin of the last of the Sioux chiefs named Wabasha.

Key birds: Greater and Lesser Scaup (fall migration); Great Egret; Bonaparte’s Gull (late April to early May); Caspian and Forster’s Terns (spring); Black- and Yellow-billed Cuckoos; Willow Flycatcher; Sedge Wren; Field, Lark, and Grasshopper Sparrows. Don’t miss: Prairie Island Road. This eTrail provides information on birding strategies for this location, birds you might see, directions to each birding spot, and helpful maps.

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Activity Type: Birding
Nearby City: Winona
Trail Type: Several options
Duration: 1/2 day
Best Times: Best March-June; September; November
Local Contacts: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Local Maps: Minnesota Highway Map
Driving Directions: Directions to Winona and Vicinity

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