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The Budweiser Clydesdales stopped out at Teton Village. (Jackson Hole Mountain Resort) They are attending the Teton County Fair. The Clydesdales have been a tradition since prohibition ended in 1933. April is one of two Dalmatians that travel with the Clydesdales. Smile for the camera! The smallest horses lead the hitch. They have to navigate the sharpest part of the turns. The end
Tree Swallows are a familiar sight in summer fields and wetlands across northern North America. They chase after flying insects with acrobatic twists and turns, their steely blue-green feathers flashing in the sunlight. Tree Swallows nest in tree cavities; they also readily take up residence in nest boxes. This habit has allowed scientists to study their breeding biology in detail, and makes them a great addition to many a homeowner’s yard or field. Tree Swallows breed in open habitats such as fields and wetlands, usually adjacent to water. Foraging flocks are frequently seen over wetlands, water, and agricultural fields.
Jackson P.D. Mounted Patrol keeps the peace during a busy summer season. I can’t imagine what town will be like during the Eclipse in August.
This is the common blackbird of open country in the West, often seen walking on the ground with short forward jerks of its head. It adapts well to habitats altered by humans, and in places it may walk about on suburban sidewalks or scavenge for crumbs around beachfront restaurants. In winter, Brewer’s Blackbirds gather in large flocks, often with other blackbirds, and may be seen foraging in farmland all across […]