Ripe Chokecherries by Ruth Quist.
Swan Rangers enjoyed the fruits of their non-labor, atmospheric phenomenon and other cool stuff during their outings this past week!
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Ruth Quist leads us off with photos of ripe Chokecherries, above, and . . .
. . . ripening Mountain ash berries.
Keith Hammer found Devil's club berries ripening while . . .
. . . Matt Collister provides photographic proof that his daughter really loves Huckleberries!
Pam Willison found Teasel maturing and . . .
. . . provides us some atmospheric perspective on the Mission Mountains!
Keith Hammer saw a full moon rising through a smokey sky, then . . .
. . . hiked most of the way there to get a close-up shot!
Lynn Smith shows us a Mountain goat that managed to totally shed his winter coat and . . .
. . . an American dipper emerging from a cool dip!
Pat Jaquith shows us a Yellow-rumped warbler willing to take a dip most anywhere to cool down and . . .
. . . in our parting shot, saves the cutest bird for last with this Turkey vulture!