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Three birdwatchers with binoculars looking at something pointed out by fourth person.  Photo by Ronald Laubenstein, USFWSHere’s what folks are telling us about - birds, mammals, plants, other natural phenomenon. Let us know what you spotted on your most recent trip (email us at bisonrange@fws.gov).

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Red Sleep Mountain Drive

Early morning – Sunny

MAMMALS

Bison

Pronghorn antelope

White tail deer

Mule deer

Elk

Chipmunk

Ground squirrel

BIRDS

Black billed magpie

Lazuli bunting

Spotted towhee

Vesper sparrow

Western meadowlark

Gray catbird

Brown headed cowbird

Red winged blackbird

Brewer’s blackbird

Bullock’s oriole

Tree swallow

American robin

Northern flicker

Chipping sparrow

House wren

Clark’s nutcracker

American kestrel

European starling

Eastern kingbird

Clay colored sparrow

Bald eagle

Double crested cormorant

Canada goose

Mountain bluebird

Red tailed hawk

FLOWERS (most obvious at this time)

Lupine

Arrowleaf balsamroot

Yellow paintbrush

Penstemon

Death camas

Sticky geranium

Groundsel

Heart leaf arnica

Gromwell

Jacob’s ladder

Bitterroots just starting – give them another week or two to peak (sooner if warmer weather)

Last Updated: May 21, 2015
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