Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The Yellowstone Phenology Project: 8-26 Clark's Nutcracker

Here's a video of a Clark's Nutcracker foraging on whitebark pine seeds. A rare thing to watch, yet an incredibly important piece of natural history out here. These seeds are a major component of grizzly and black bear diets prior to hibernation. Fall is here!

Monday, August 25, 2014

The Yellowstone Phenology Project: 8-25 Tetons

Tetons at their least snowy. Looking forward to photographing these aspens this fall! 

Sunday, August 24, 2014

The Yellowstone Phenology Project: 8-24 Alpine Flowers

As summer wraps up in the valley floors, and snow begins to dust the highest peaks, the alpine wildflowers at eleven thousand feet are just starting to wake up.