The Rusty Blackbird (Euphagus carolinus) is a medium-sized blackbird, closely related to grackles (Rusty Grackle is an older name for the species). It is a bird that prefers wet forested areas, breeding in the boreal forest and muskeg across northern Canada, and migrating southeast to the United States during winter.
Camouflage! Close-up of a Boreal owl (Aegolius funereus) perched in a lichen covered tree, Czech Republic | John Gooday on 500px
Aurora borealis and birch trees
The Snowshoe Hare (Lepus americanus) with its large paws (for running over the snow) and white fur (to blend in) is well adapted for life in the snow.
The natural range of the American Beaver extends throughout much of North America, with the exception of peninsular Florida, the southwestern deserts, and the Arctic tundra. Its habitat occurs near streams, ponds and lakes. (39 photos & 4 videos)