Goldeneye duck by Lynn Smith
Swan Rangers saw many types of wildflowers, ducks and other wildlife during their outings this past week!
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Not only did Lynn Smith get a nice photo of a Goldeneye for our lead photo . . .
. . . she got a photo of a Goldeneye diving!
Ruth Quist sent in nice photos of a Bufflehead pair and . . .
. . . a colorful Mallard!
Pat Jaquith sent in this nice photo of a Red-necked Grebe, which is not a duck, does not have webbed feet, and is more closely related to a Flamingo!
Pam Willison sent in this photo of a Ring-necked pheasant looking somewhat like a duck out of water . . .
. . . a young Whitetail buck sprouting antlers . . .
. . . and some Fairybells!
Pat Jaquith sent in the first photo of the year of a Calypso orchid and . . .
. . . a rare photo of aptly named Steershead flowers trying to blend in with the rocks!
Keith Hammer found Chokecherries in the making and . . .
. . . some Desert parsley!
Norma Linsky saw this Cumulus cloud forming over the northern Swan Range and . . .
. . . in our parting shot, Pam Willison reminds us it is that time of year for ticks to come into our houses on our cloths, where they usually seek warm bodies instead of wanting back outside like this one!