Late sun on Larch by Keith Hammer.
Swan Rangers witnessed prey and other gastronomic delights during their outings this past week!
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In our lead photo, Keith Hammer shows how autumn Larch trees can draw attention away from evergreens!
Chris Gotshalk shows the season depends a bit on elevation in this view of Flathead Lake from the Swan Range while . . .
. . . Keith Hammer provides us with the reverse view!
Pat Jaquith gets us into the prey theme with her photo of what is likely a first-year Red-tailed hawk eating a vole for breakfast and . . .
. . . a Black-backed woodpecker "chipping in" for lunch!
Keith Hammer shows us tracks of a bear that had apparently dined on . . .
. . . apples, while . . .
. . . Norma Linsky shows us the scat of a meat eater that left behind both hair and hoof!
Pam Willison shows us Beaver chews both old and new while . . .
. . . Ruth Quist shows us Snowberries not yet eaten by Grouse or other birds!
Dee Blank shows us some dew drops on White pine needles and . . .
. . . in our parting shot, a Stellar's jay likely looking for a handout!