And here are some photos of wildlife sightings during my Colorado road trip:

Tiger Swallowtail along the Spring Creek bike trail in Ft. Collins

Head-on view of Tiger Swallowtail

Acrobatic fox squirrel, Ft. Collins

Elk along Trail Ridge Road, Rocky Mountain National Park

Pine grosbeak, Rocky Mountain National Park

Mule deer, Great Sand Dunes National Park

Mule deer

Western Tanager, Great Sand Dunes National Park

Juvenile ground squirrel "out on a limb," Wheeler Geologic Area

Mountain bluebird, Wheeler Geologic Area

Collared lizard, Ute Mountain Tribal Park

Collared lizard

Nesting Black Swift, Box Canyon near Ouray

Cassin's finch, Box Canyon near Ouray

Chipmunk, Maroon Bells Wilderness Area