Category Archives: mammals

Bear again & again

  This is the third and fourth time this male bear wearing a blaze has been seen to visit, although it has probably come by much more often. Other years, I did not see black bears from ending hibernation until … Continue reading

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May’s goulash

  These are a few shots taken this May that didn’t have their own posting. The Northern Shoveller is somewhat uncommon bird that is seen most often migrating north in the spring and south in the fall. One of Nelson’s … Continue reading

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Two bear species

  As I reflect on the time writing this blog, it strikes me that yesterday was the first time I have seen both of our bear species in one day. Both animals were foraging. The grizzly bear was seen first … Continue reading

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A good day

  It was sunny, so time was spent wandering. The pictures are in the order they were taken. The first shot of the day was a muskrat.  Then came a Wild Turkey in display with a female indicating a willingness. … Continue reading

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Blaze

  Yesterday afternoon I was visited by a black bear. It was just rambling through yards looking for overflowing garbage cans. Alas, it found little other than a few dandelions at my place. It was amiable, generally ignoring my tagging … Continue reading

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April’s goulash

  This is a collection of April’s pictures that lacked postings of their own. It has been cold and rainy, yet there are summer migrants around. And the insect life has begun. A Western Bluebird couple examines a nest box … Continue reading

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March’s goulash

  This is a collection of March pictures that lacked a posting of their own.  Spring migrants arrive in March, although this year, their arrival was delayed by snows so most  migrants appeared later in the month. A few weren’t … Continue reading

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Bighorn grazing

  Off a road that joins two of the three ends of the Lake, there is a colony of Bighorn Sheep. Nine females and last summer’s children were grazing on the apparently barren surface. Although the surface looked barren, the … Continue reading

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Coyotes

  Derek Kite provided me with a shot of a coyote taken at the Blaylock beach yesterday. This was one of three travelling along the shore. On the strength of his observation, I went back and looked at my various … Continue reading

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White hare

  It has been about seven years since we last had a flurry of observations of the Snowshoe Hare. Maybe it is enough that the numbers are starting to come up again. I have seen tracks and now Derek Kite … Continue reading

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