Swan Rangers Blown Away By Beauty!
Windy Lake by Keith Hammer

Swan Rangers found both wind and beauty during their outings this past week!

Scroll down to see the rest of their photos and details.

In our lead photo, Keith Hammer shows us whitecaps on a mountain lake while . . .

 

. . . Pam Willison claims it was so beautiful out that you sometimes had to turn your back on it!

 

Norma Linsky found a buck in velvet barely willing to turn his back on her!

 

Pat Jaquith found Broomrape doing its parasitic thing among Sedum and . . .

 

. . . a Pine siskin with a bug in its beak.

 

Skip Via found a Mountain cicada on a Penstemon and . . .

 

. . . a Common loopwing aphideater on a Phlox flower!

 

Keith Hammer saw a cow Moose dredging up calories while . . .

 

. . . its calf lay hidden nearby!

 

Keith also saw where a grizzly bear left its rear footprint where it had been digging up Biscuitroot.

 

Keith also saw a Golden mantled ground squirrel . . .

 

. . . a bold wild Iris and . . .

 

. . . a shy Pigmy bitterroot!

 

In our parting shot, Ruth Quist shows us Echo Lake reflecting a sunset and the Swan Range!

If you have interesting photos of your outings, send them along with a description to keith@swanview.org and we'll try to work them into these weekly reports!

This article published on June 30, 2024 • [Permalink]