Yellowstone 2021

Yellowstone National Park
(Park Boundary in Green, Montana/Wyoming Border in Purple)

Bison along the Firehole River

Friday started off with clear blue skies and plenty of bison.

Bison Wading into the Firehole River

Another Bison Swimming Across the River…

… and Emerging from the Water

 

When the paparazzi discover your favorite lunch spot.

Bison Calf in a Meadow

Old Faithful

By mid-afternoon, the clouds had started to roll in.

Nearby geothermal pools and springs

The Belgian Pool was named for a Belgian tourist who fell into the scalding water in 1929.

 

Gibbon Falls

Gibbon Falls is about 20 miles north of Old Faithful.

Gibbon Falls

Bison on both sides of the road cause a traffic jam on the way to Gibbon Falls.

Mammoth Hot Springs

May 23 – We woke up on Sunday morning with a couple inches of snow on the ground and some big, fluffy flakes falling!

A bison calf grabbing a warm breakfast

A Dusting of Snow on Mount Everts

 

Bison grazing in the snow as we get ready to leave the park.

 

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Nevada Desert

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Lime Ridge Rattlesnakes

Rattlesnake sunning himself on the fire road

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New Neighbors

Male House Finch (Haemorhous mexicanus)

A pair of House Finches built their nest outside our bedroom window.

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Hiking to Hare Creek (Jackson Demonstration State Forest)

Hare Creek

Butterfly (Gray Marble Butterfly?)

 

Redwood Sorrel
(Oxalis oregana)

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