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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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Point Reyes National Seashore; Fencing is Too High and Harming Wildlife

The photo below shows a bull elk failing to clear a barbed wire fence at Point Reyes.  The fence is on the west side of the Drakes Beach Road shortly after turning onto the road.  My friend Daniel Dietrich took … Continue reading

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Point Reyes. Should Elk Be Fenced In? Executive Summary

[That last post about elk fencing was pretty long.   Here’s a much shorter version that I’ll call an “Executive Summary.”  The next two paragraphs are basically the same as the original, but after that, the following 6 paragraphs replace over … Continue reading

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Point Reyes National Seashore; Fencing Harmful to Wildlife

I hope the bobcat that I wrote about in my last blog is OK.  It may not have looked like it was very injured, but we couldn’t see its underside and a single barb or point of barbed wire that … Continue reading

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Recent Trip to Point Reyes National Seashore

I drove out to Point Reyes a few days go.  I saw this cow elk on the D Ranch.  I wondered what caused that protrusion of her cheek.  Tumor?  Abscess?  A big wad of cud that would do a baseball … 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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Pronghorn Doe and Fawn, Yellowstone National Park

It’s that time.  If you like to photograph wildlife you should be in Yellowstone or on your way.  Bison calves are running all over the place.  Elk, pronghorn and bighorn sheep are giving birth or will be soon.  The bears … Continue reading

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