Yellow Morel


#1

My best find while hiking today.

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also found one bear mom and her cub,

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…3 Scarlet Tanager - a very dramatically pretty bird.

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also, the Indigo Buntings are back.
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#2

By “found,” do you mean stumbled upon? I didn’t think mama bears appreciated that much.


#3

At a little distance. There is a semi-swampy area near a mountain ridge lake/pond that is a bear hot-spot. She knew I was watching but wasn’t a threat. I waved and said “Goodbye. Have a nice day”


#4

Sounds like you missed a golden opportunity for a baby bear selfie. You never have another chance like that.