Visitors 27
Modified 26-Jul-13
Created 24-Jul-13
35 photos

Animals and birds around May Lake, and near the top of Mount Hoffman. Ground squirrels (some look like chipmunks), marmots, and Clark's Nutcrackers. Some carrying food; the bird tosses its dinner into the air, the only way to get it from in the beak to down the gullet.
Golden-mantled Ground Squirrel (Callospermophilus lateralis)Golden-mantled Ground Squirrel (Callospermophilus lateralis)Golden-mantled Ground Squirrel (Callospermophilus lateralis)Yellow-Bellied Marmot (Marmota flaviventris) at May LakePeaking MarmotMarmot on Mount HoffmanMarmot on Mount HoffmanMarmot on Mount HoffmanAlert MarmotBelding's Ground Squirrel (Urocitellus beldingi) on Mount HoffmanAlert Belding's Ground SquirrelBusy SquirrelA Big Load for a Small SquirrelJump!Clark's Nutcracker (Nucifraga columbiana)Young Clark's Nutcracker (Nucifraga columbiana) in Pine (?) TreeYoung Clark's Nutcracker (Nucifraga columbiana)Young Clark's Nutcracker (Nucifraga columbiana) Begs for FoodClark's Nutcracker (Nucifraga columbiana)017_DJQ1616