Becoming immersed in the continuum of spring scenes from March to June is a bit like viewing a blog post that features an endless gallery of world-class images. Each phase of spring has exceptional, defining visual qualities and it’s virtually impossible to pick favorites.
Young Red Squirrels are maturing rapidly, but still show the fearless curiosity of a juvenile.
Buttercups are in full bloom…
As are the Dame’s Rockets…..
Tiger Swallowtails, our most common, large butterfly, liven up the June landscape as they follow the sequence of bloom.
Tiger Swallowtail on hawkweed
And it’s not all about youngsters and flowers: large herbivores seize the moment, feasting on succulent new plant growth (throughout the day if undisturbed).
A young doe (yearling) foraging in a brushy meadow
Photos by NB Hunter. © All Rights Reserved.