Author Archives: Jim Coda

About Jim Coda

I am a nature photographer living in the San Francisco Bay Area. I specialize in photos of birds, mammals, and landscapes.

Song Dogs; Point Reyes National Seashore

Hearing a howl or two from coyotes is usually all you get.  But in this case I was treated to several minutes of singing.  Hearing coyotes howl is one of the best sounds in nature.   Other favorites of mine … Continue reading

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Cooper’s Hawk; Petaluma, California

I looked out our dining room window the other morning and saw this cooper’s hawk eating a mourning dove.  I grabbed my big lens and tripod and stationed myself about 10 feet back from a sliding door.  The hawk was … Continue reading

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Elk Calves; Point Reyes National Seashore

I’m biased in favor of predators. That’s why when I’m at Point Reyes I’m always looking for bobcats and coyotes.  If I’m lucky, maybe I’ll spot a badger.  If I’m super lucky, maybe some day I”ll spot a mountain lion. … Continue reading

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Handicapped Badger, Point Reyes National Seashore

I was out at Point Reyes yesterday and it was kind of slow.  I saw a couple of coyotes, but wasn’t able to get a good photo of either of them.  I didn’t see any bobcats.  I did see a … Continue reading

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Bobcats; Comparing Point Reyes National Seashore and Yellowstone National Park

I go to Point Reyes National Seashore (PRNS) often.  It’s rare that I go and not see at least one bobcat.  I also spend a month or so almost every year in Yellowstone National Park (YNP).   Yet, I’ve never … Continue reading

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Bobcat Marks His Territory; Point Reyes National Seashore

It’s a little hard to see in this photo because of its size, but this male bobcat was marking his territory.  As he looked right at me I thought he was also making a statement as to what he thinks … Continue reading

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American Kestrel, Point Reyes National Seashore

With a break in the wet weather, I headed out to Point Reyes yesterday afternoon.  It turned out to be a good day.   I saw and photographed several bobcats and coyotes. I also photographed one of my favorite hawks, … Continue reading

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