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A Day At Point Reyes National Seashore

I went to Point Reyes a couple of days ago.  It had been a while.  When I arrived I quickly spotted a bobcat.  It was too far to photograph so I waited a bit to see if it would move … Continue reading

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A Snowy Memorial Day in Yellowstone

This is what it looked like as I headed toward the Lamar Valley yesterday.  That’s a road grader plowing the way.  Its top speed seemed to be about 10 MPH and at a spot short of Tower the driver got … Continue reading

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Bull Elk, Point Reyes National Seashore

This photo was taken on February 22 near Pierce Point Ranch.  The bull is sporting a pretty impressive 7-point rack.  He won’t have those big antlers for long though.  I saw one of the Limantour herd bulls with only one … Continue reading

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Big Bull Elk, Yellowstone National Park

This is the largest bull elk I saw this fall in Yellowstone.  He and his harem were located south of Swan Lake.   There seems to be something wrong with his right eye.  He may be blind in that eye.  Bulls … Continue reading

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A Bull Elk Bugles, Yellowstone National Park

This bull and his small harem were on the far side of the Madison River near the Madison campground every night in mid September.  Around sunrise each day they would cross the river and then the road and head up … Continue reading

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Bull Elk, Yellowstone National Park

The elk rut has been slow.  This bull was without a harem.  Not far away is another bull with a small harem.  I had no choice but to shoot into the sun here.

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Bull Elk at Sunset

This bull was standing at about a 45 degree angle to the sun before it set.  This made for some strong sidelight and backlight.  He’s still wearing some of his winter coat.  He looks very healthy, but I think he’ll … Continue reading

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