Heron lift-off by Pam Willison!
Swan Rangers appear to have gotten bird brain during their outings this past week, but not so bad as to overlook wildflowers and other critters!
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Pam Willison got an action shot of a Great blue heron for our lead photo but . . .
. . . got a calmer shot of a Canada goose and goslings and . . .
. . . a resting Cinnamon teal.
Pam reminds us sit pays to look up with these photos of an immature Bald eagle and . . .
. . . an American redstart!
Pat Jaquith shows us an American goldfinch . . .
. . . Chipping sparrow . . .
. . . Lewis's woodpecker . . .
. . . and she challenges us to find the House finch among these Spruce cones!
Ruth Quist shows us a young Cooper's hawk that successfully recovered from striking a window - after a long pause to regain its wits!
Ruth reminds us to be on the lookout for Marmots on the horizon!
Dee Blank shows us a rare daytime look at a Northern flying squirrel . . .
. . . and some Shooting stars!
Lynn Smith sent in a couple of nicely backlit photos of a Calypso orchid and . . .
. . . some Pasque flowers!
Nancy Cohn shows us a Stellar's jay while . . .
. . . Marylin Wood shows us a Bumblebee working on an Arnica flower!
Norma Linsky reminds us it can be wet in the woods during Spring snow-melt!
Keith Hammer came across a very cooperative and lovely Lark sparrow and . . .
. . . in our parting shot, reminds us there really is such a thing as a "snake in the grass!"