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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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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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Uinta Ground Squirrel, Yellowstone National Park

The Uinta ground squirrel is commonly seen in the sagebrush areas of Yellowstone.  It’s also seen in disturbed or heavily grazed grasslands and  developed areas.  The Soda Butte Creek Picnic Area has a lot of them.  While prohibited, I’m sure … Continue reading

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Yellow-headed Blackbird, Yellowstone National Park

When I drove out to the Lamar Valley each day this past May I would usually check out the road to the Slough Creek campground.  It’s a good drive for finding bison, pronghorns and coyotes in the spring.  It’s also … Continue reading

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Marin’s Sensible Approach to Protecting Sheep from Coyotes

There was a very good article in the San Francisco Chronicle last Friday about Marin County, California, and its approach to dealing with coyotes and sheep ranching.  (Marin County is the county you enter when you drive north across the … Continue reading

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Pack of Coyotes on the Hunt

I went out to Point Reyes yesterday afternoon.   I saw four bobcats, although one was probably a double count.  It’s hard to be sure.  I saw no coyotes until the last hour of the day when I saw a … Continue reading

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Bull Elk Near San Francisco

I photographed this bull Tule elk in the Elk Reserve at Point Reyes National Seashore a couple of weeks ago.   The bulls are dropping their antlers there now.  This bull may no longer have his.  If elk have egos … Continue reading

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