YNP – May 24, 2008

We saw a black colored black bear at Rainy Lake, another at Calcite Springs, and another at the Yellowstone Picnic Area as well as a cinnamon colored black bear at Calcite Springs.






We saw two bull moose in the Petrified Tree area 






“How high’s the water, Mama?”

Getting higher…

The cooler weather has slowed the contribution of runoff to the high levels of our rivers and streams but rain and new snow are now making their contributions.

The Missoulian reports:

Rain, snow expected through weekend

By BETSY COHEN of the Missoulian

Pull out your long underwear and your raincoat: Memorial Day [...]


This image represents two firsts for me: first-of-year female calliope hummingbird seen in my yard (the males have been here a few weeks) and the first time I’ve been able to get any photo capture of a hummingbird. It’s far from being a great hummingbird photo, but it is, nonetheless, my first, and given [...]