Sawtooth National Forest, ID
Saturday 4 August 2018 74 °F
Today my family and I went on a hike to Taylor Canyon east of the Wood River Valley. It was stunning!
Here is Pearl and mom in front of a horse we found on the way there. It is Pearl’s “gotcha day,” the celebration of when my parents first met her in China!
We also found this Mule Deer along the way:
Today’s hike featured a beautiful display of wildflowers and butterflies, some of which are displayed below:
Birds were also prevalent, including this female WESTERN TANAGER:
Here’s the male:
BREWER’S SPARROW, nice!
Empidonax sp. flycatcher:
Male YELLOW-RUMPED “Audubon’s” WARBLER:
CLARK’S NUTCRACKER, a great high-elevation species:
Bird-of-the-day to the Clark’s Nutcracker with runner-up to the Brewer’s Sparrow. Stay tuned!
World Life List: 951 Species