Seals on a ledge at the Indian Point Blagden Preserve, a Nature Conservancy preserve on the northwest side of Mount Desert Island. The preserve is on the part of the island that escaped the fire of 1947, with a forest of mostly mature red spruce, white cedar, and balsam fir.
A great blue heron in the wetland behind Sand Beach in Acadia National Park.
A common grackle perching in Belgrade Marsh.
…Where the bison roam, not the buffalo. Check out the difference between them. These bison — a mom and her calf — were in the Kaibab National Forest. We stopped when we saw a whole herd on our way back from the North Rim of the Grand Canyon.
A moose grazing on the tundra in Denali National Park is dwarfed by the Polychrome Mountains and the Alaska Range.
A butterfly pollinating a daisy.
A great egret near Popham Beach along the Maine coast.