Happy Holidays!!!!!!!!!!!! Hope everyone is having a cozy winter. (Above is a Veridian Flycatcher, phone photo of the back of my camera.)
My computer died the slow death. It was very old. Surprised it lasted 13 yrs. So I will be posting phone photos til I get it replaced. Who knows when that will be. I am in Tuscon Az area and yes had some freezing nights. A little more south east, while I was photographing cranes, the nights there were 15 degrees! A bit hard on the water lines. I was camped in a few areas where the jaguar has been seen but alas I have not. (Parker Lake) I did meet someone who has seen 3 adults and one youngster. Lucky man!
The Fox withthe Jaw issue. This fox was relocated as it was begging in town. I met it at a rest stop…still begging. I wonder how it got its jaw issue. Did someone kick it in the mouth? was it born this way? Fight? Guess I will never know. He tried to act like a youngster, wooing me to feed him.
This fox had a jaw issue. Broken at one time?
Another fox another day
Snow Shoe Hare
Posted in animals, Fox, Photography, rabbits, Uncategorized, Wildlife
Tagged Fox, mammals, Rabbit, Red Fox, Snow Shoe Hare, Wildlife
All through out the north west I heard these birds in the deep woods. Sounds like a whistle at a basketball game. Each a bit different. Again…I hope I haven’t publised this already. Was really hard to get one up close. Taken near Squamish, British Colombia.
I can’t remember if I have posted this. She is getting very old. Almost 16 .
Campground is above to the left out of scene. Hard place to leave! That is Speedy’s youngster bottom next to rock. Phone photo. Weather has been 64 to 70. Sorry for all you in the 100’s.
She is about 300 maybe 350 lbs has big feet, not a large bear
She is pretty complacient
Sports jewlery used to wear a tracking collar
Thinks she is the sexy Queen of the Chilkoot river which is only 1.5 miles long. She will clear out every fisherman or other bear on it but doesn’t seem to mind anyone with out a fishing pole or fishing gear
But this is her true self……at least to me…not to anyone else, lol. She has walked through my camp everyday. Has seen me with my dogs talking to others with their dogs. she has been 30 ft or closer to many people. Well mannered knows the rules. Unlike her kicked off trouble maker twins who were seen ripping apart a bunch of life jackets this morning. Or the nervous and very dangerous mom with new this year cub.
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Tagged Alaska grizzly, Grizzly in Haines, grizzly in water, grizzly sitting, Speedy, Speedy the grizzly