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Sunflowers at McKee-Bershers WMA

Maria Kim, of Gaithersburg, takes a selfie with her mother Amalia Mapa while visiting one of the four sunflower fields at Mckee-Bersher Wildlife Management Area in Poolesville.
(Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)

Sunflowers at McKee-Bershers WMA

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The sunflower fields at Mckee-Bershers Wildlife Management Area attract wildlife and photographers
Sunflower selfie
Maria Kim, of Gaithersburg, takes a selfie with her mother Amalia Mapa while visiting one of the four sunflower fields at Mckee-Bersher Wildlife Management Area in Poolesville.
Maria Kim, of Gaithersburg, takes a selfie with her mother Amalia Mapa while visiting one of the four sunflower fields at Mckee-Bersher Wildlife Management Area in Poolesville. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Mckee-Bersher WMA sunflowers
Visitors to Mckee-Bersher Wildlife Management Area in Poolesville take photos in one of the four sunflower fields in bloom.
Visitors to Mckee-Bersher Wildlife Management Area in Poolesville take photos in one of the four sunflower fields in bloom. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Mckee-Bersher WMA sunflowers
A field of six-foot tall sunflowers is seen with the help of a step ladder at one of four sunflower fields at Mckee-Bersher Wildlife Management Area in Poolesville.
A field of six-foot tall sunflowers is seen with the help of a step ladder at one of four sunflower fields at Mckee-Bersher Wildlife Management Area in Poolesville. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Mckee-Bersher WMA sunflowers
An Indigo bunting grabs the end of a foxtail, pulling it down to eat the seeds at Mckee-Bersher Wildlife Management Area in Poolesville.
An Indigo bunting grabs the end of a foxtail, pulling it down to eat the seeds at Mckee-Bersher Wildlife Management Area in Poolesville. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Mckee-Bersher WMA sunflowers
An Indigo bunting stands on a sunflower head at Mckee-Bersher Wildlife Management Area in Poolesville.
An Indigo bunting stands on a sunflower head at Mckee-Bersher Wildlife Management Area in Poolesville. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Mckee-Bersher WMA sunflowers
An Indigo bunting stands on a sunflower head as it pulls seeds from a foxtail at Mckee-Bersher Wildlife Management Area in Poolesville.
An Indigo bunting stands on a sunflower head as it pulls seeds from a foxtail at Mckee-Bersher Wildlife Management Area in Poolesville. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Mckee-Bersher WMA sunflowers
A Tiger swallowtail shares space on a sunflower with a bumblebee one of four sunflower fields at Mckee-Bersher Wildlife Management Area in Poolesville.
A Tiger swallowtail shares space on a sunflower with a bumblebee one of four sunflower fields at Mckee-Bersher Wildlife Management Area in Poolesville. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Mckee-Bersher WMA sunflowers
A photographer takes aim at an Indigo bunting in a sunflower field at Mckee-Bersher Wildlife Management Area in Poolesville.
A photographer takes aim at an Indigo bunting in a sunflower field at Mckee-Bersher Wildlife Management Area in Poolesville. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Mckee-Bersher WMA sunflowers
A field of six-foot tall sunflowers is seen with the help of a step ladder at one of four sunflower fields at Mckee-Bersher Wildlife Management Area in Poolesville.
A field of six-foot tall sunflowers is seen with the help of a step ladder at one of four sunflower fields at Mckee-Bersher Wildlife Management Area in Poolesville. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Mckee-Bersher WMA sunflowers
Sunflowers in full bloom brighten up a field at Mckee-Bersher Wildlife Management Area in Poolesville. Several fields are planted each year as food source for mourning doves and other wildlife.
Sunflowers in full bloom brighten up a field at Mckee-Bersher Wildlife Management Area in Poolesville. Several fields are planted each year as food source for mourning doves and other wildlife. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Mckee-Bersher WMA sunflowers
A bumble bee feeds on sunflower nectar and helps pollinate the seed crop in the process at Mckee-Bersher Wildlife Management Area in Poolesville.
A bumble bee feeds on sunflower nectar and helps pollinate the seed crop in the process at Mckee-Bersher Wildlife Management Area in Poolesville. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Mckee-Bersher WMA sunflowers
A field of tall sunflowers is seen in full bloom at one of four sunflower fields at Mckee-Bersher Wildlife Management Area in Poolesville.
A field of tall sunflowers is seen in full bloom at one of four sunflower fields at Mckee-Bersher Wildlife Management Area in Poolesville. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Mckee-Bersher WMA sunflowers
An Indigo bunting perches on a sunflower at Mckee-Bersher Wildlife Management Area in Poolesville.
An Indigo bunting perches on a sunflower at Mckee-Bersher Wildlife Management Area in Poolesville. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Mckee-Bersher WMA sunflowers
A pair of bumble bees feed on sunflower nectar and help pollinate the seed crop in the process at Mckee-Bersher Wildlife Management Area in Poolesville. Several fields are planted each year as food source for mourning doves and other wildlife.
A pair of bumble bees feed on sunflower nectar and help pollinate the seed crop in the process at Mckee-Bersher Wildlife Management Area in Poolesville. Several fields are planted each year as food source for mourning doves and other wildlife. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Mckee-Bersher WMA sunflowers
A pair of male Indigo buntings chase each other through a sunflower field at Mckee-Bersher Wildlife Management Area in Poolesville.
A pair of male Indigo buntings chase each other through a sunflower field at Mckee-Bersher Wildlife Management Area in Poolesville. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Mckee-Bersher WMA sunflowers
An Indigo bunting perches on a tall sunflower plant at Mckee-Bersher Wildlife Management Area in Poolesville. Several fields are planted each year as food source for mourning doves and other wildlife.
An Indigo bunting perches on a tall sunflower plant at Mckee-Bersher Wildlife Management Area in Poolesville. Several fields are planted each year as food source for mourning doves and other wildlife. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
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