Swan Rangers See Signs of Spring!


Swan Range and Swan River by Keith Hammer

Swan Rangers saw signs of Spring while still finding enough snow to ski on during their outings this past week!

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

Keith Hammer starts us off on a snow-to-water theme with a photo of the Swan Range and Swan River while . . .

. . . Norma Linsky continues with a snowy peak in Glacier Park and . . .

. . . a small stream carrying the snowmelt away!

But Keith Hammer reminds us fresh snow is still falling at times in the high country!

Ruth Quist reminds us that nesting season is approaching for Swans and . . .

. . . Canada geese!

Keith Hammer finds a sure sign of Spring in Pussy willows while . . .

, , , Chris Gotschalk found woodpecker excavations in this old snag.

Keith Hammer also found a well-used snag in a slightly larger category.

In our parting shots, Pat Jaquith shares a few photos from her trip to Costa Rica, including this female Gartered Trogon waiting patiently while . . .

. . . her mate excavates a nest in an abandoned Termite nest!

Pat also treats us to photos of a Chestnut-headed Oropendola and . . .

. . . the hanging sack nests they share communally!

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 March 16, 2024 • [Permalink]