Bobcat, Point Reyes National Seashore, Marin County, California

A bobcat rests in a field.

Bobcat, Point Reyes National Seashore

A bobcat takes a rest in a field.  I’ve been seeing a lot of bobcats and coyotes at Point Reyes lately.  I saw a bobcat and three coyotes last Friday.  I saw this guy the previous visit.  Don’t recall what else I saw that day, but I have photos of a coyote from then.  I often see things, but don’t get a chance to photograph the animal so what I’ve photographed isn’t a good record of what I saw on any given day.  When I started going out to Point Reyes somewhat regularly beginning last summer I didn’t see as many bobcats or coyotes as I’m seeing now.  I don’t know if it’s luck lately or that I’m getting better at spotting them.  Probably both, but with emphasis on the luck side of the equation.

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About Jim Coda

I am a nature photographer living in the San Francisco Bay Area. I specialize in photos of birds, mammals, and landscapes.
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6 Responses to Bobcat, Point Reyes National Seashore, Marin County, California

  1. Beautiful photo, Jim! I love the colors and nice lighting… I would love to see a Bobcat out in the wild like this…

  2. John Mead says:

    Another great shot! I really enjoy coming to your blog to see the latest of your captures. We saw a bobcat cross the road two days ago here in North Texas…. They are doing a good job here on the edges of suburbia as the top predator of the smaller mammals.

    I enjoy your blog & have added you to my blog roll so others can see your fine work.

  3. John Wall says:

    That’s a great profile of the cat, Jim. He never looked so much like his African kin than in this fine shot.

    • Jim Coda says:

      Thanks John. It’s nice having a green background for a change instead of the straw-colored backgrounds I’ve had before with bobcats.

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