Ruffed Grouse were almost everywhere and often in display mode
A little owling produced good looks at several species of owls including this Long-eared Owl at dusk
Northern Saw-whet Owls were quite common this year and I heard well over a dozen in and around the park. A few of them even offered good views like these two...
Great Horned Owls already had chicks, although they were nto nearly as advanced as those near Winnipeg that had already fledged young
A little grassland birding outside the park produced good looks at species such as Chestnut-collared Longspur
and Mountain Bluebird
Towards the end of May some of the later spring returning breeders started to show up, including this dashing Connecticut Warbler