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Mark “Sparky” Stensaas Posts

Flight of the Northern Goshawk

Sparky Stensaas captured a few Northern Goshawks in flight at Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory in Duluth in October.

Video: Freshwater Fury from Oct. 10, 2018

Sparky Stensaas captured this footage last week at Crystal Bay in Tettegouche State Park.

Boreal Owl Irruption

Video by Sparky Stensaas

Northern Lights on Spring Lake

Video by Sparky Stensaas, shot two weeks ago on Spring Lake in Carlton County.

Porcupine Feasting at Jay Cooke State Park

This video was shot by Mark “Sparky” Stensaas on May 3 for his blog, the Photonaturalist. Local porcupines have moved out of places like the West Duluth Porcupine Hotel and are giving up their diet of tree bark in favor of the more scrumptious catkins of Pussy Willows. Sparky’s specific post on this is called “Porcupine Spring Snack.”