On the Road to Montana and Back

Mary and I recently returned from a long road trip. We were on a mission to pick up our newest pack member, Phanny, while visiting our friends in Montana. We decided to make a week of it and enjoy the western sights with Sailor, Tasha, and Bliss. Starting in California, we crossed Nevada and Idaho to reach our destination in central Montana. Here’s a gallery of some sights along the way. Click on the pictures to enlarge them.

To see Mary’s post about Phanny’s first week, and her trip from Montana to her new home in California click here, New Puppy Bliss!

The Return of the Sandhill Cranes

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Sandhill Crane

The Sandhill Cranes returned to Northeastern California late this Winter.  I have been fortunate enough to see them on several occasions.

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A lone crane feeding at Poison Lake.

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Sandhill Cranes

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Poison Lake

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Cranes with friends.

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Which way do we go?

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Solitude

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Ruffled feathers

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I think Big Bird must have been a crane.

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Poison Lake

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Sandhill Cranes of Ash Creek Wildlife Area.

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