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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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Osprey, Yellowstone National Park

It’s hard to write a blog while visiting Yellowstone in the spring because there is light until 9:00 p.m. and it takes an hour to get back to Gardiner where I’m staying.  Then there is dinner and downloading images.  I’m … Continue reading

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Nervous Cow Elk, Yellowstone National Park

As I was driving from Mammoth to Tower shortly after sunrise one morning I spotted this lone cow elk looking at me.  She seemed very nervous.  She looks like she may be pregnant and I assume she was close to … Continue reading

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Yellowstone’s Bears Have Disappeared

Well, not really.  It’s just that they’re not grazing on grass as much any more and thus not as easy to see.  Elk (and pronghorn and bighorn) are giving birth and the word is out.  Grass was OK when meat … Continue reading

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Any Day in Yellowstone …

Any day in Yellowstone is a good day.  That is especially true in the spring.  In the six days I’ve been here I’ve seen numerous bears and several wolves.  Black bears are so numerous that I’ve stopped keeping track of … Continue reading

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Elk Calf in Hiding, Montana

This calf was seen very close to the road just north of Yellowstone National Park.  For the first couple of weeks after birth elk calves stay hidden like this for much of the time.  If they don’t move they are … Continue reading

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