Mountain reflection by Debra Schweitzer!
Swan Rangers saw NW Montana go from white and brown to green and blooming during their outings in above normal temperatures this past week!
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In our lead photo, Debra Schweitzer reflects on a favorite mountain scene while . . .
. . . Pat Jaquith caught a reflection of a Song sparrow wading!
Pat also saw a Gray jay . . .
. . . a Williamson's sapsucker at its nesting hole . . .
. . . and some Spring beauties!
Ruth Quist photographed this Western meadowlark perched in a tree (rather than on the common fence post) . . .
. . . and a turtle typically posed sunning on a log!
Kathy Hammer found this duck family near a small lake in Seattle!
Skip Via shares a Spotted towhee with us!
Pam Willison found some beautiful Serviceberry in bloom, then . . .
. . . Keith Hammer takes us on a 3-hour hike revealing fresh-blooming Trillium . . .
. . . Trillium turning purple as it begins to "fade" . . .
. . . Wild strawberries well nourished by leaf litter . . .
. . . brand new Birch leaves . . .
. . . unfurling Mountain maple leaves . . .
. . . brand new Western larch needles . . .
. . . Huckleberry blossoms . . ,
. . . blossoms of Utah honeysuckle . . .
. . . and that screwy looking Northwestern sedge!
In our parting shot, however, Keith reminds us that it is not full-on Summer yet!