The Wonderful Month of June

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A favorite freestone stream in the mountains, alive with aquatic insects and foraging trout

WhitePine4ftdbh2June18#4552E3c8x10

A massive White Pine with centuries of stories locked within

TigerSwallowtails2June18#4433E2c5x7

Tiger Swallowtails “mud-puddling” to ingest nutrients and improve reproductive success

Wren11June18#5111E2c8x10

A chatty House Wren, rewarding me for the nest box I hung on a garden post

Eagles16June18#5272E5c8x10

Taking a grooming timeout while guarding the nearby nest and solitary eaglet.

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Hummer8June18#4868E5c8x10

Ruby-throated Hummingbird incubating 1-3 eggs; they’ll hatch in about 2 weeks

Snapper19June18#5327E2c5x7

An egg-laying Snapper; she dug her nest in roadside gravel near her swampy habitat 

Fawns19June14#148E2c8x10

A month-old whitetail fawn learning about mobility

FarmMustard21June18#5440E7c4x6

Wild mustard colonizing a fallow field on a dairy farm

Photos by NB Hunter (June, 2018). © All rights reserved.

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