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Your Outdoor Photos: March 2022

The Inland Northwest is full of flora, fauna, waters, scenery and active people out to savor it all. Please visit this gallery regularly to share photos of your wild experiences, learning moments, hot discoveries, favorite trips. Help us build a visual tour of what's so great about the outdoors in this region through all four seasons. This photo gallery will be an inspiration to some people. To others it will be a reminder of why we love to live here – and get outside as much as possible.

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  • An Osprey bringing breakfast to his mate early Tuesday morning in Kendall Yards. The male will usually remove the head of the fish before bringing it to the nest so it doesn’t flop out or injure any babies.

    Photographer: Rich Zywiak

  • Fishermen taking advantage of the beautiful Spring weather at the end of March on Medical Lake

    Photographer: Melaine Williams

  • Dark-eyed Junco. Taken in the Garland neighborhood on 23 March 2022.

    Photographer: Tom Bauer

  • Northern Harriers are starting their courtship once again this spring on the Turnbull wildlife refuge flying slowly over the marsh land. Taken march 25 2022.

    Photographer: Buck Domitrovich Cheney W.A.

  • A Spotted Towhee a very pretty bird that comes to spend the summer with us look for them in brushy undergrowth. Taken march 23 2022 North of Davenport.

    Photographer: Buck Domitrovich Cheney W.A.

  • Violet- green Swallows return from Mexico and Central America just in time for the first day of spring. Known as aerial insectivores, they give a show of acrobatic stunts swooping and seizing their insect delights out of thin air. They zip around at speeds of up to 28 mph. Early morning near Hauser Lake.

    Photographer: Angela Marie

  • With winter coming to an end these elk slowly feed up a small ridge on Turnbull wildlife refuge looking no worse for wear at winters end. Taken March 22 2022 Turnbull wildlife refuge.

    Photographer: Buck Domitrovich Cheney W.A.

  • Grass widows on the first day of spring near the Phillips Creek trailhead.

    Photographer: Lisa Giegel

  • Moon setting on St. Patrick's morning.

    Photographer: Mary Jo Stauner

  • Waning worm moon in the western sky earlier this morning.

    Photographer: Mary Jo Stauner

  • The seagulls have started showing up in the waters around Riverfront Park again as the first day of spring approaches.

    Photographer: Melaine Williams

  • The Pavilion in St Patrick's Day green. Taken on March 7th from the Garland district.

    Photographer: Tom Bauer

  • Rushing the Season March 16, 2022 Fishtrap A one year old Labrador can't resist fetching from the water even this early in the season.

    Photographer: Gary Miller

  • Labrador Retrieving March 16, 2022 Fishtrap Area. It was Huey's first birthday, so we took him to do his favorite activities of swimming and retrieving.

    Photographer: Gary Miller

  • Young Bull Moose at Turnbull Wildlife Refuge

    Photographer: Michael forster

  • Great Blue Heron at Hauser lake

    Photographer: Michael forster

  • Trumpeter Swans at Turnbull Wildlife Refuge

    Photographer: Michael forster

  • Trrumpeter Swans are back..Turnbull Wildlife Refuge Saturday march 12th

    Photographer: Michael forster

  • Turnbull Wildlife Refuge ...Red Winged Black Bird struttin' it's stuff!! Ice is leaving more wildfowl coming in

    Photographer: Michael forster

  • This Red-tailed Hawk was perched atop a pole just south of Freeman Washington on Saturday the 12th>

    Photographer: Terry Sanborn

  • This Red-Tailed Hawk was perch atop a pole just south of Freeman Washington on Saturday the 12th.

    Photographer: Terry Sanborn

  • It was a beautiful afternoon on Saturday the 12th and I found these coyotes enjoying the warm sun just off of State Route 27 in the Spokane Valley.

    Photographer: Terry Sanborn

  • Western Bluebirds are returning to Turnbull wildlife refuge in numbers a grand replacement for the winter blues. Taken March 11 2022.

    Photographer: Buck Domitrovich Cheney W.A.

  • Mount Spokane from Lincoln Park March 6, 2022

    Photographer: ron Large

  • Cattails at Lincoln Park March 6, 2002

    Photographer: Ron Large

  • What appears to be synchronized swimming is an elaborate courtship dance by these two Common Goldeneyes. They throw their heads backward in a snap while uttering a shrill, two-noted call. Early morning in the Hauser area.

    Photographer: Angela Marie

  • Happy spring! The first buttercups of the season have made their appearance along the Columbia Plateau Trail near Fish Lake in the 1st week of March.

    Photographer: Melaine Williams

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