Blue skies over Glacier National Park by Keith Hammer.
Swan Rangers experienced both blue skies and smoky during their outings this past week!
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In our lead photo, Keith Hammer shows us blue sky while . . .
. . . Dani Mayberry shows us the Doris Point fire "blowing up" on the east/other side of the Swan Crest, near Hungry Horse Reservoir!
Keith Hammer found this Common merganser family enjoying the beach while . . .
. . . Ruth Quist found a young Sandpeper blending in with its rocky beach!
Keith found this Loon singing on an outhouse!
Pat Jaquith shows us a Great golden digger wasp and . . .
. . . a Pantaloon bee named for the pollen brushes on its legs!
Skip Via shows us a line of dew beads!
Norma Linsky reminds us there is still a bit of water and snow out there, if you hike high enough!
Ruth Quist caught this Yellow warbler trying to sneak through the fence!
Pam Willison found some Alder buckthorn with fat, ripe berries!
Keith Hammer saw this young bull moose feeding in a beaver pond and . . .
. . . this Pocket gopher digging its burrow right on the edge of the trail!
Keith was pleased to find his first Monkeyflowers of the season (not getting out enough) and . . .
. . . in our parting shot, Keith says he has been looking at this rock spire for decades but this is the first time he has caught it looking back at him!