A couple of photos taken on the Rocky Mtn. Road bluebird trail, 7/7/15.
Top: One day old nestlings waiting to be fed.
Middle: A male Mountain Bluebird celebrates a newly installed nest box.
Bottom: A male Mtn. Bluebird exits a box after feeding nestlings.
Photos by Lou Ann Harris.
2015 SAS Birdathon Awards
Most $$ Raised by an Individual - Evelyn Acton, $1,517.00
Most Pledges - Evelyn Acton, 30
Most Species Seen - Wingnuts, 141 species (Paulette Epple, Martha Collins, Adele Pittendrigh, Steve Hoffman)
Most Species Seen, Half-Day - Wild Bird Women, 35 species (Debi Naccarto, Angela Van Slyke, Deb Lewis, Mary Lou Wild)
Most Species Seen in an IBA - Oblivious Sage Hens & Strutters, 110 species at Red Rock Lakes (Loreene Reid, Sharon Hanton, Karin Jennings, Carol Anderson, Bob Swien)
Montana Audubon Award (most magpies seen) - The Executives, 138 magpies (Lou Ann Harris, Loreene Reid, Paulette Epple, Evelyn Acton)
Sacajawea Audubon Award (most raptors seen) - Wingnuts, 85 raptors (Paulette Epple, Martha Collins, Adele Pittendrigh, Steve Hoffman)
Mentor Award - Paulette Epple
Best Bird - Wingnuts, Black Tern (Paulette Epple, Martha Collins, Adele Pittendrigh, Steve Hoffman)