Wild rose by Keith Hammer
Swan Rangers welcomed Summer Solstice and its long days for their outings the past week!
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Keith Hammer learned to appreciate how flowers hold still, as for our lead photo of a wild rose, while . . .
. . . this Yellow-rumped warbler insisted on fidgeting and . . .
. . . this Bullock's oriole expressed its displeasure with cameras, making . . .
. . . this Flax flower appear rather docile, as well as . . .
. . . this Ninebark!
Pam Willison managed a photo of a pair of Harlequin ducks and . . .
. . . some beautiful Mountain spray!
Debra Schweitzer sent us a photo of a nice waterfall!
Skip Via sent in photos of a Western tailed-blue butterfly . . .
. . . some Suksdorfia and . . .
. . . some Prairie smoke going to seed!
Speaking of going to seed, in our parting shot Keith Hammer tracked down some cottonwood seed floating on the wind only to discover it was instead from willow!