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Yellowstone winter tour - Yellowstone National Park, snow coach tour to waterfalls, January 2019.
Coyote on the frozen Madison River, Yellowstone National Park, January 25, 2019.
Coyote on the frozen Madison River, Yellowstone National Park, January 25, 2019.
Coyote on the frozen Madison River, Yellowstone National Park, January 25, 2019.
Coyote crossing the road, Yellowstone National Park, January 25, 2019.
Coyote crossing the road, Yellowstone National Park, January 25, 2019.
Coyote crossing the road, Yellowstone National Park, January 25, 2019.
Coyote along the Madison River, Yellowstone National Park, January 25, 2019.
Coyote along the Madison River, Yellowstone National Park, January 25, 2019.
Coyote along the Madison River, Yellowstone National Park, January 25, 2019.
Coyote along the Madison River, Yellowstone National Park, January 25, 2019.
Coyote along the Madison River, Yellowstone National Park, January 25, 2019.
Coyote along the Madison River, Yellowstone National Park, January 25, 2019.
Coyote gets ready to climb the fallen tree, Yellowstone National Park, January 25, 2019.
Coyote jumps up to the fallen tree, Yellowstone National Park, January 25, 2019.
Coyote completes jump onto the fallen tree, Yellowstone National Park, January 25, 2019.
Coyote climbs the fallen tree, Yellowstone National Park, January 25, 2019.
Coyote atop fallen tree, Yellowstone National Park, January 25, 2019.
Yellowstone Yote
Coyote trudges through the snow, Yellowstone National Park, January 25, 2019.
Coyote among the trees above the Madison River, Yellowstone National Park, January 25, 2019.
Bison on the road, Yellowstone National Park, January 25, 2019.
Bison on the road, Yellowstone National Park, January 25, 2019.


Yellowstone winter drive - Yellowstone National Park, Lamar Valley drive, January 2019.
Bighorn in the Lamar Valley, Yellowstone National Park, January 31, 2019.
Bighorn in the Lamar Valley, Yellowstone National Park, January 31, 2019.
Bighorn in the Lamar Valley, Yellowstone National Park, January 31, 2019.
Bighorn in the Lamar Valley, Yellowstone National Park, January 31, 2019.
Bighorn paws through snow to uncover grass, Lamar Valley, Yellowstone National Park, January 31, 2019.
Bighorn in the Lamar Valley, Yellowstone National Park, January 31,  2019.
Bighorn in the Lamar Valley, Yellowstone National Park, January 30, 2019.
Bighorn in the Lamar Valley, Yellowstone National Park, January 30, 2019.
Bighorn in the Lamar Valley, Yellowstone National Park, January 30, 2019.
Bighorn in the Lamar Valley, Yellowstone National Park, January 30, 2019.
Bighorn ram and lamb in the Lamar Valley, Yellowstone National Park, January 30, 2019.
Bighorns in the Lamar Valley, Yellowstone National Park, January 30, 2019.  One ram, two ewes (one with locator collar), and one lamb.
Bighorn in the Lamar Valley, Yellowstone National Park, January 30, 2019.
Bighorn in the Lamar Valley, Yellowstone National Park, January 30, 2019.
Bighorns in the Lamar Valley, Yellowstone National Park, January 30, 2019.  Ram, ewe and lamb.
Bighorn digs through the snow to reach grass, Lamar Valley, Yellowstone National Park, January 30, 2019.
Bighorn digs through the snow to reach grass, Lamar Valley, Yellowstone National Park, January 30, 2019.
WhereŽs Waldo?  See if you can spot the four bighorns in this image, Lamar Valley, Yellowstone National Park, January 31, 2019.
Bighorn between Mammoth and Tower, Yellowstone National Park, January 31, 2019.
Bighorn between Mammoth and Tower, Yellowstone National Park, January 31, 2019.
Bison in the Lamar Valley, Yellowstone National Park, January 30, 2019.
Elk near Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, January 30, 2019.  Photo by Susan Pilaszewski-OŽNeil with my camera.
Elk near Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, January 30, 2019.  Photo by Susan Pilaszewski-OŽNeil.
Elk in Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, January 31, 2019.  Photo by Susan Pilaszewski-OŽNeil.
Elk in Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, January 30, 2019.
Elk in Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, January 31, 2019.
Elk in Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, January 31, 2019.
Liberty Cap, Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, January 31, 2019.
Lower Terrace, Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, January 31, 2019.
Magpie, Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, January 31, 2019.
Raven, Tower-Roosevelt area, Yellowstone National Park, January 30, 2019.
Coyote, between Tower and Lamar Valley, Yellowstone National Park, January 30, 2019.
Coyote ambling down the road between Tower and Lamar Valley, Yellowstone National Park, January 30, 2019.
Coyote, between Tower and Lamar Valley, Yellowstone National Park, January 30, 2019.
Coyote, between Tower and Lamar Valley, Yellowstone National Park, January 30, 2019.
Coyote, near Phantom Lake, Yellowstone National Park, January 31, 2019.
Bison, between Mammoth and Tower, Yellowstone National Park, January 31, 2019.
Bison, between Mammoth and Tower, Yellowstone National Park, January 31, 2019.
Bison sweeps snow with his head, between Mammoth and Tower, Yellowstone National Park, January 31, 2019.
Not all wildlife is in the parks.  Red Lodge, MT is overrun with dozens of turkeys, January 2019.
Deer hiding in residential spruce tree, Red Lodge, MT, January 2019.
Deer hiding in residential spruce tree, Red Lodge, MT, January 2019.
Deer hiding in residential spruce tree, Red Lodge, MT, January 2019.


Black Hills and Badlands - Custer State Park, Wind Cave National Park, and Badlands National Park, May 2019. Bison, bighorns, elk, pronghorn, bluebirds, prairie dogs, and some ducks near my house.
Baby bison, Custer State Park, May 2019.
Baby bison getting ready to jump the creek, Custer State Park, May 2019.
Baby bison launches, Custer State Park, May 2019.
Baby bison leaping
Baby bison is airborne, Custer State Park, May 2019.
Baby bison sticks the landing, Custer State Park, May 2019.
Baby bison, Custer State Park, May 2019.
Baby bison, Custer State Park, May 2019.
Baby bison, Custer State Park, May 2019.
Baby bison looking for milk, Custer State Park, May 2019.
Baby bison looking for milk, Custer State Park, May 2019.
Bison relaxing, Custer State Park, May 2019.
Bison, Custer State Park, May 2019.
Baby bison finds milk, Custer State Park, May 2019.
Bison, Custer State Park, May 2019.
Bison, Custer State Park, May 2019.
Bison, Custer State Park, May 2019.
Bison, Custer State Park, May 2019.
Bison, Custer State Park, May 2019.
Bison, Custer State Park, May 2019.
Bison herd on private land south of Badlands National Park, May 2019.
Pronghorns share the grassland with the bison, Custer State Park, May 2019.
Pronghorns, Custer State Park, May 2019.
The old pronghorn buck (left) chases a member of its herd, Custer State Park, May 2019.
Pronghorns sprinting
The old pronghorn buck chases a member of its herd, Custer State Park, May 2019.
The old pronghorn buck chases a member of its herd, Custer State Park, May 2019.
The old pronghorn buck chases a member of its herd, Custer State Park, May 2019.
The old pronghorn buck chases a member of its herd, Custer State Park, May 2019.
The old pronghorn buck (left) chases a member of its herd, Custer State Park, May 2019.
The old pronghorn buck chases a member of its herd, Custer State Park, May 2019.
The old pronghorn buck chases a member of its herd, Custer State Park, May 2019.
The old pronghorn buck chases a member of its herd, Custer State Park, May 2019.
Pronghorns, Custer State Park, May 2019.
Pronghorn, Custer State Park, May 2019.
This was a bit confusing.  There were eight animals off in the distance, and it wasnŽt until I got the big lens on them that I could tell there were three elk and five deer.  WhatŽs up with that?  It was just a coincidence, they werenŽt hanging out together.  The deer took off and the elk did not follow. 
 Custer State Park, May 2019.
Elk, Custer State Park, May 2019.
Mountain Bluebird, Custer State Park, May 2019.
Mountain Bluebird, Custer State Park, May 2019.
Swallow trying to feed the chick inside the nest box, Custer State Park, May 2019.
Swallow trying to feed the chick inside the nest box, Custer State Park, May 2019.
Swallow trying to feed the chick inside the nest box, Custer State Park, May 2019.
Swallows, Custer State Park, May 2019.
Bird in a stream, Wind Cave National Park, May 2019.  The closest I can come to a bird ID is Yellow-rumped Warbler, Myrtle variety.
Bird in a stream, Wind Cave National Park, May 2019.  The closest I can come to a bird ID is Yellow-rumped Warbler, Myrtle variety.
Magpie, Custer State Park, May 2019.
Prairie dog, Wind Cave National Park, May 2019.
Prairie dog, Wind Cave National Park, May 2019.
Prairie dog, Wind Cave National Park, May 2019.
Prairie dog, Wind Cave National Park, May 2019.
Bighorn, Badlands National Park, May 2019.
Bighorns, Badlands National Park, May 2019.
Bighorns on the peak above Ancient Hunters Overlook, Badlands National Park, May 2019.  There are three ewes and three lambs in this image.
Bighorns on the peak above Ancient Hunters Overlook, Badlands National Park, May 2019.  There is a lamb at lower right.
Bighorns on the peak above Ancient Hunters Overlook, Badlands National Park, May 2019.
Bighorns on the peak above Ancient Hunters Overlook, Badlands National Park, May 2019.  There are two lambs in the center of the image and another partially obscured by his mother at upper right.
Bighorns on the peak above Ancient Hunters Overlook, Badlands National Park, May 2019.
Bighorn on the peak above Ancient Hunters Overlook, Badlands National Park, May 2019.
Bighorn on the peak above Ancient Hunters Overlook, Badlands National Park, May 2019.
Bighorn on the peak above Ancient Hunters Overlook, Badlands National Park, May 2019.
Bighorn ewe, Badlands National Park, May 2019.
Sneak in one image from the previous month, bighorn herd in Badlands National Park, April 2019.
Sneaking in three images from close to home, starting with ducks on what I believe is a muskrat hut in a pond near my house, May 2019.
Geese next to a pond near my house, May 2019.
Geese in a pond near my house, May 2019.


4th of July fireworks - 4th of July fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 2019.
Fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 4th of July 2019.
Red Lodge Fireworks
Fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 4th of July 2019.
Fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 4th of July 2019.
Fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 4th of July 2019.
Fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 4th of July 2019.
Fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 4th of July 2019.
Fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 4th of July 2019.
Fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 4th of July 2019.
Fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 4th of July 2019.
Fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 4th of July 2019.
Fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 4th of July 2019.
Fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 4th of July 2019.
Fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 4th of July 2019.
Fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 4th of July 2019.
Fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 4th of July 2019.
Fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 4th of July 2019.
Fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 4th of July 2019.
Fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 4th of July 2019.
Fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 4th of July 2019.
Fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 4th of July 2019.
Fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 4th of July 2019.
Fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 4th of July 2019.
Fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 4th of July 2019.
Fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 4th of July 2019.
Fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 4th of July 2019.
Fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 4th of July 2019.
Fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 4th of July 2019.
Fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 4th of July 2019.
Fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 4th of July 2019.
Fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 4th of July 2019.
Fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 4th of July 2019.
Fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 4th of July 2019.
Fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 4th of July 2019.
Fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 4th of July 2019.
Fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 4th of July 2019.
Fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 4th of July 2019.
Fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 4th of July 2019.
Fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 4th of July 2019.
Fireworks, Red Lodge, MT, 4th of July 2019.


Trailcam update - Trailcam images, Luther, MT, 2019, including a glimpse of a mountain lion, a bear, and the usual deer.
Mountain lion (upper left), Luther, MT, 2019.
Black bear, Luther, MT, 2019.
Deer, Luther, MT, 2019.
Deer, Luther, MT, 2019.
Deer, Luther, MT, 2019.
Deer, Luther, MT, 2019.
Deer, Luther, MT, 2019.
Deer, Luther, MT, 2019.
Deer, Luther, MT, 2019.
Deer, Luther, MT, 2019.
Deer, Luther, MT, 2019.
Deer, Luther, MT, 2019.
Deer, Luther, MT, 2019.
Deer, Luther, MT, 2019.
Deer, Luther, MT, 2019.
Deer, Luther, MT, 2019.
Deer, Luther, MT, 2019.
Deer, Luther, MT, 2019.


Sioux Falls Air Show - U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, Heritage Flight, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 17-18, 2019.
USAF Thunderbirds, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
Skydiver brings in the flag, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.  Lucas Oil stunt plane escorts him down.
Heritage flight, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.  The flight featured Navy planes (from top) F/A-18 Hornet, AD-4 Skyraider, and FJ-4B Fury.
Heritage flight, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.  The flight featured Navy planes (from top) FJ-4B Fury, AD-4 Skyraider, and F/A-18 Hornet.
Navy fighter FJ-4B Fury, Vietnam era carrier plane for ground attack.
Heritage flight, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.  The flight featured Navy planes (from top) F/A-18 Hornet, AD-4 Skyraider, and FJ-4B Fury.
USAF Thunderbirds, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
USAF Thunderbirds, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
USAF Thunderbirds, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
USAF Thunderbirds, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
USAF Thunderbirds, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
USAF Thunderbirds, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
USAF Thunderbirds, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
USAF Thunderbirds, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
USAF Thunderbirds, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
USAF Thunderbirds, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
USAF Thunderbirds, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
USAF Thunderbirds, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
USAF Thunderbirds, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
USAF Thunderbirds, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
USAF Thunderbirds, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
USAF Thunderbirds, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
USAF Thunderbirds, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
USAF Thunderbirds, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
USAF Thunderbirds, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
USAF Thunderbirds, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
USAF Thunderbirds, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
USAF Thunderbirds, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
USAF Thunderbirds, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
USAF Thunderbirds, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
USAF Thunderbirds, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
USAF Thunderbirds, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
USAF Thunderbirds, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
USAF Thunderbirds, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
USAF Thunderbirds, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
USAF Thunderbirds, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
USAF Thunderbirds, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
USAF Thunderbirds, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
USAF Thunderbirds, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
USAF Thunderbirds, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
USAF Thunderbirds, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
USAF Thunderbirds, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
USAF Thunderbirds, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
USAF Thunderbirds, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
USAF Thunderbirds, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
USAF Thunderbirds, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
USAF Thunderbirds, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
USAF Thunderbirds, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
USAF Thunderbirds, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
USAF Thunderbirds, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
USAF Thunderbirds, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
USAF Thunderbirds, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
Canadian CF-18, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
Canadian CF-18, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
Canadian CF-18, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
Canadian CF-18, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
Canadian CF-18, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
Canadian CF-18, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
C-17 transport plane, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
Vanguard Squadron, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
P-51 Mustang Red Tail chases F-4U Corsair, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
P-51 Mustang Red Tail chases F-4U Corsair, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.
TBM Avenger, Sioux Falls Air Show, August 2019.


Badlands - Badlands National Park, November 2019. Bighorn Sheep.
Bighorns, Badlands National Park, November 2019.
Badlands Bighorns
Bighorns, Badlands National Park, November 2019.
Bighorn, Badlands National Park, November 2019.
Badlands Bighorn
Bighorn, Badlands National Park, November 2019.
Bighorn ram chasing an ewe across the field, Badlands National Park, November 2019.
Bighorn, Badlands National Park, November 2019.
Bighorn, Badlands National Park, November 2019.
Bighorn, Badlands National Park, November 2019.
Bighorn, Badlands National Park, November 2019.
Bighorns, Badlands National Park, November 2019.
Bighorns, Badlands National Park, November 2019.


Transit of Mercury - Transit of Mercury, Mercury crossing the Sun, November 2019.
Transit of Mercury, Nov. 11, 2019.  Mercury is the tiny dot near the center of the Sun.  No sunspots, unusual.


Loess Bluffs NWR - Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, December 2019.
Bald Eagle, Loess Bluffs NWR, December 2019.
Missouri Eagle
Bald Eagle, Loess Bluffs NWR, December 2019.
Bald Eagle, Loess Bluffs NWR, December 2019.
Bald Eagle, Loess Bluffs NWR, December 2019.
Bald Eagle, Loess Bluffs NWR, December 2019.
Bald Eagle, Loess Bluffs NWR, December 2019.
Bald Eagle, Loess Bluffs NWR, December 2019.
Bald Eagle, Loess Bluffs NWR, December 2019.
Juvenile Bald Eagles sparring, Loess Bluffs NWR, December 2019.
Bald Eagle, Loess Bluffs NWR, December 2019.
Bald Eagle, Loess Bluffs NWR, December 2019.
Bald Eagle, Loess Bluffs NWR, December 2019.
Bald Eagle, Loess Bluffs NWR, December 2019.
Bald Eagle, Loess Bluffs NWR, December 2019.
Bald Eagle, Loess Bluffs NWR, December 2019.
Bald Eagle in nest, Loess Bluffs NWR, December 2019.
Bald Eagle, Loess Bluffs NWR, December 2019.
Bald Eagle, Loess Bluffs NWR, December 2019.
Bald Eagle, Loess Bluffs NWR, December 2019.
Bald Eagle, Loess Bluffs NWR, December 2019.
Bald Eagle, Loess Bluffs NWR, December 2019.
Bald Eagle catching some rays to warm up, Loess Bluffs NWR, December 2019.
Bald Eagle, Loess Bluffs NWR, December 2019.
Bald Eagle from a different angle, showing wing detail, Loess Bluffs NWR, December 2019.
Bald Eagles near the nest, Loess Bluffs NWR, December 2019.
Hawk, perhaps rough-legged, Loess Bluffs NWR, December 2019.
Harrier hawks are elusive, all I got was this distant shot, Loess Bluffs NWR, December 2019.
Blackbirds flocking, Loess Bluffs NWR, December 2019.
Blackbirds flocking, Loess Bluffs NWR, December 2019.
Trumpeter swans, Loess Bluffs NWR, December 2019.
Trumpeter swans, Loess Bluffs NWR, December 2019.
Trumpeter swans, Loess Bluffs NWR, December 2019.
Trumpeter swans, Loess Bluffs NWR, December 2019.
Trumpeter swans, Loess Bluffs NWR, December 2019.
Snow geese, Loess Bluffs NWR, December 2019.
Snow geese, Loess Bluffs NWR, December 2019.
Snow geese, Loess Bluffs NWR, December 2019.

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