Bumblebee on huckleberry blossoms! (Keith Hammer photo)
Swan Rangers enjoyed wildflowers and wildlife during their outings in the week ending Saturday, May 8, 2021!
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While the Swan Ranger Saturday group outings remain suspended until further notice due to the coronavirus pandemic, we will get a report out each week with items of interest to folks trying to get outside for some "social distancing" and spirit-calming fresh air.
Keith Hammer dreamt of ripe huckleberries as he took our lead photo of a bumblebee getting the process started!
Pam Willison took this photo of a Calypso Orchid!
Pat Jaquitch captured a couple unusual Glacier Lilies. This one with four flowers on a single stalk and . . .
. . . this one with red anthers!
Skip Via sent in photos of Fairy Bells . . .
. . . Utah Honeysuckle and . . .
. . . and the elusive Ringneck Pheasant, which grows best in disturbed soils!
Pam Willison saw an American Bittern near Kalispell . . .
. . . a swan on McDonald Creek, as well as . . .
. . . the beautiful Sacred Dancing Cascade!
Debra Schweitzer took this photo of the Middle Fork Flathead River along the southern border of Glacier NP . . .
. . . while LInda Anderson took this photo of Heaven's Peak in the heart of the Park.
Meanwhile, back in the Swan Range, Dani Mayberry sent in this nice photo of Krause Creek!