|Almost dawn - East of Ellensburg|
|Loggerhead or Northern Shrike?|
|Fossilized wood - Gingko Petrified Forest State Park|
Petrified wood is also very cool - although I didn't do the full walk today, I snuck up the trail far enough to take a peek at some Douglas Fir that grew millions of years ago.
|Dawn from Gingko PFSP|
|Read your signs, Tim!|
|Saddle Mountains, sagebrush, and sand dunes|
|Western Meadowlark - Grant County|
|Lower Crab Creek Road at its most primitive - not so bad|
As I came back down from high points, and got close to the Adams county line, I saw something I was hoping to see - hundreds of Sandhill Cranes filling the sky in the distance, then coming down on a field. From here, I couldn't make my way over to where they had landed, and I didn't get a shot of them in the air. I'll include my Sandhill Crane picture in the next post (oh it's something to see...).
|The Grant/Adams county line from Lower Crab Creek Road|