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Our Tree Swallow Nest Box

Our tree swallow chicks fledged today, June 18, Father’s Day.  I knew they were getting close to leaving the nest box, so on Friday and Saturday I spent some time photographing the parents feeding the young.  I missed seeing them … Continue reading

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Elk Calves Getting Bigger; Point Reyes National Seashore

The elk calves are getting noticeably bigger and the spots on the older ones are becoming somewhat muted.  If you like to see spotted elk calves and deer fawns, you should get out to Point Reyes soon.

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Blacktail Doe and Fawns, Point Reyes National Seashore

Now is a great time to be at Point Reyes.  There are lots of elk calves to see and some deer fawns as well.  I mentioned in an earlier post that I think the heavy winter rains helped increase elk … Continue reading

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Grizzly Bear, Yellowstone National Park

A well-known place in Yellowstone to look for grizzlies is a large open area called Swan Lake Flat.  It is especially good for seeing grizzly sows with cubs.  I have often seen grizzlies there, but they have always been too … Continue reading

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Famous Yellowstone National Park Wolf Shot and Left to Die

I was saddened to hear a month ago that the alpha female of the Canyon Pack had died.  She was a very popular wolf and one of only a few with white coats.  In the photo above, she was only … Continue reading

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California Quail, Point Reyes National Seashore

I was in the Seashore several days ago. It was nice most of the day, but later the wind came up and then the fog rolled in.  Nearby Inverness was predicted to have sunny weather all day and when I … Continue reading

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Elk Calf; Point Reyes National Seashore

I was out at Point Reyes yesterday and it was the first time this year I saw elk calves in the elk reserve/enclosure at Tomales Point.   I saw elk calves at Drakes Beach about a month ago.  The elk … Continue reading

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