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Day 146

On Monday (a week ago) the Dailylife Wife and I took a morning trip to Benton Lake Nat’l Wildlife Refuge a few miles north of Great Falls. Not a lot of flocks, but there were a bunch of birds! And a couple other things…here is a variety, most you have seen before in the last few posts.

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Four Blue-Winged Teals.

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Hey…that isn’t a duck…

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Speed Goats!

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One last bird, and it is not the one painted on the sign.

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And so ends our morning at Benton Lake!

~Curtis in /\/\onTana! {!-{>

Day 145

On Monday (a week ago) the Dailylife Wife and I took a morning trip to Benton Lake Nat’l Wildlife Refuge a few miles north of Great Falls. Not a lot of flocks, but there were a bunch of birds! And a couple other things…here is a variety, most you have seen before in the last few posts.

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~Curtis in /\/\onTana! {!-{>

Day 144

On Monday the Dailylife Wife and I took a morning trip to Benton Lake Nat’l Wildlife Refuge a few miles north of Great Falls. Not a lot of flocks, but there were a bunch of birds! And a couple other things…

Black-Necked Stilt

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American Avocet, sleeping version 1

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American Avocet, sleeping version 2

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Northern Shoveler

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~Curtis in /\/\onTana! {!-{>

Day 143

On Monday the Dailylife Wife and I took a morning trip to Benton Lake Nat’l Wildlife Refuge a few miles north of Great Falls.  Not a lot of flocks, but there were a bunch of birds!  And a couple other things…

Black-Necked Stilts walking

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~Curtis in /\/\onTana! {!-{>

Day 142

On Monday the Dailylife Wife and I took a morning trip to Benton Lake Nat’l Wildlife Refuge a few miles north of Great Falls. Not a lot of flocks, but there were a bunch of birds! And a couple other things…

Bluebird on a post

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Wilson’s Phalarope, breeding male

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Cinnamon Teal

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Black-Necked Stilt

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~Curtis in /\/\onTana! {!-{>

Day 141

On Monday the Dailylife Wife and I took a morning trip to Benton Lake Nat’l Wildlife Refuge a few miles north of Great Falls. Not a lot of flocks, but there were a bunch of birds! And a couple other things…

Cinnamon Teal

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Wilson’s Phalarope, breeding female

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Bun Bun One

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Bun Bun One and Two

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(I told you there were other things…)

~Curtis in /\/\onTana! {!-{>

Day 140

On Monday the Dailylife Wife and I took a morning trip to Benton Lake Nat’l Wildlife Refuge a few miles north of Great Falls. Not a lot of flocks, but there were a bunch of birds! And a couple other things…

Northern Shoveler

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Eared Grebe

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Wilson’s Phalarope, breeding male

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~Curtis in /\/\onTana! {!-{>

Day 139

On Monday the Dailylife Wife and I took a morning trip to Benton Lake Nat’l Wildlife Refuge a few miles north of Great Falls.  Not a lot of flocks, but there were a bunch of birds!  And a couple other things…

Upland Sandpiper

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Marbled Godwit

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Willet

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Blue-Winged Teal

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~Curtis in /\/\onTana! {!-{>

Day 138

Sunrise above Rainbow Dam and Falls.

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A six photo panorama (taken on the new Canon M2!) of Rainbow Dam and Falls to Crooked Falls, in Black and White.  (Click it twice to enlarge it; BACK to return!)

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An the same thing in color.

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Rainbow Falls from the overlook.

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And a self portrait (footrait?).

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~Curtis in /\/\onTana! {!-{>

Day 137

Remember all those birds roosting in this tree a few posts back?

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This is a closeup of them returning to it.

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~Curtis in /\/\onTana! {!-{>