Sunday, August 27, 2017

Thursday, back through the Big Horns! Then Montana

Thursday morning, woke up in the Big Horn mountains, then drove west out of the Big Horns, north, then back across the Big Horn Mountains via a different route!  Then scooted across Montana and into NoDak for the night.

Nice Marmot
Squirrel!

Way high up!
View from the top...
Distant marmot....

Millennial stylin...
Cairn


Dino

 Saur
 Cliffs
 Clouds
 Layers
 Dead dinosaur
 Layers

 Smooth

 Driving....

 Dinosaur!

 Dinosaur is resurrected!
 Cliffs!
 So scenic..
 So nice...
 Montana
 Badlands, everywhere
 Drought
 Hills
 I have passed this sign so many times....
 North Dakota!
 More badlands
 Prairie dogs everywhere 
Medora cliffs, and little Missouri River


Links to the whole eclipse adventure!
Driving down to Nebraska
Beginning of the eclipse
The eclipse proper! Totality!
The sun comes back
Driving across Nebraska
Sandhills, Badlands, Black hills
Close ups of Sandhills, Badlands, and the Black Hills
Black Hills to the Big Horns
Bighorns Nature Hike
Back through the Bighorns and across Montana

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Big Horn Mountains nature hike!

Lots of photos, I am gradually going to be identifying the species, hopefully.
 Question Mark Butterfly





 Two Striped Grasshopper?

 Great Spangled Fritillary
 Bee (unk) on Hoary Aster???
 Spider wasp??? on Hoary Aster ???

 Spring Azure Butterfly ??? on Tansyleaf Tansyaster







 Great Spangled Fritillary again....

 Elk thistle
 Red Admiral Butterfly
 LBB


Links to the whole eclipse adventure!
Driving down to Nebraska
Beginning of the eclipse
The eclipse proper! Totality!
The sun comes back
Driving across Nebraska
Sandhills, Badlands, Black hills
Close ups of Sandhills, Badlands, and the Black Hills
Black Hills to the Big Horns
Bighorns Nature Hike
Back through the Bighorns and across Montana