Tag Archives: tule elk
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.
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
The elk in the Tomales Point Tule Elk Reserve (Pierce Point Ranch area) have been dying in large numbers due to lack of water or dehydration. It’s a slow way to die. The elk population dropped from 540 in 2012 … Continue reading
Here’s a photo of a bull tule elk I took recently at Point Reyes. He has some barbed wire tangled in and hanging from his antlers. I don’t know how this happened, but it’s most likely because the wire … Continue reading
I. INTRODUCTION As if we didn’t already have enough signs in west Marin about oyster farming in the Seashore, there are new signs popping up about elk and putting them behind a fence. The new signs say: “Let’s protect / … Continue reading
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