September 10, 2010

Tundra Landscape, Russia

Photograph by Michael Melford, National Geographic

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Weather Photos

Rolling off Kronotsky Volcano, an autumn storm billows toward the tundra. This vast tweed of feathery grasses, red bearberries, and green crowberries attracts grazing reindeer, berry-picking bears, and curlews that swoop in by the thousands to strip the bushes of their fruit.



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