Swan Rangers Enjoy Wetlands and Dry!
Wetlands by Ruth Quist

Swan Rangers enjoyed wetlands, dry lands and everything in between during their outings this past week!

Click here or scroll down for the Rangers' photos and details!

Ruth Quist introduces us to wetlands in our lead photo and . . .

. . . this photo of a Trumpeter swan - or two?

 

Pat Jaquith treats us to this backlit view of a pair of Hooded merganser and . . .

 

. . . a Mountain chickadee working on its nesting hole!

 

Dani Mayberry caught a few Elk passing by!

 

Keith Hammer provides a transition from wet to dry with this shot of a meander in the Gallatin River . . .

 

. . . a Missouri foxtail cactus . . .

 

. . . Spiny phlox . . .

 

. . . Wormseed wallflower and . . .

 

. . . Juniper!

 

Pam Willison shows us an emerging Balsamroot and . . .

 

. . . in our parting shot, a big rock that gives new meaning to the term "splitting headache!"


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 April 13, 2024 • [Permalink]