Month: August 2014

And Now for Something Completely Different

Raptors are birds of prey that include eagles, hawks, falcons, kites, vultures, and owls. Although the former five are not closely related to owls they all have one thing in…
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Marmots

We drove past some marmots on rocks right next to the north side of Yellowstone Lake the other day. We normally just drive by them but I got to thinking…
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Along the roadside

I am assuming that these are pheasants but if wrong, please let me know! Judy was just saying that there are more animals outside of the park right now, that…
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Calcite Springs Black Bear with Three Cubs

In the spring of this year we found a female black bear with three new cubs. They hung around the area between Roosevelt Lodge and Calcite Springs. She was nicknamed…
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712M Alive and Well this morning – despite rumors

So glad that I went down to Canyon today because Laurie told me tonight that she had been told that 712M, the Canyon pack alpha male, had been shot and…
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Big Horn Sheep and a Rabbit

I stayed an extra night in Lovell, WY, in hopes of capturing sunset and sunrise on the Big Horn Canyon.  Except that the location of the morning and evening sun…
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Cloud and Sun

When I went to the Pryor Mountains in hopes of seeing the wild mustangs, I could scarcely dare to believe that they would be there to be seen, let alone…
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The Battle of the Wild Mustangs on Pryor Mountain

After a long and grueling drive, 2 hours and 12 miles, to the top of Pryor Mountain I realized a major dream - to see the Pryor Mountain wild horses,…
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Same Song Second Verse

I'm still spending my days chasing ospreys trying to get a shot of one catching a fish. I changed locations today and saw two ospreys catch a fish (I missed…
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Pikas

Yesterday afternoon, after a morning of hiking in the national forest and picking Chanterelle mushrooms in the constant drizzle of rain, I decided to take a ride up to the…
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Osprey and Eagles

I have mentioned before that I have been trying to film an osprey catching a fish. Every morning I have been going to a spot on the Yellowstone River where…
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Badger Babies

I am continuing today with some of the babies we saw this summer. It is again rainy so a good day to edit film clips and drink hot chocolate with…
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Fox Babies

The birds are flocking together, the temperature has dropped a little and a few trees have started to turn color. I’m not sure fall is here but it is definitely…
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Him and Her still together and Lamar Canyons pack and move again

Spent another wonderful day in Hayden Valley, watching a dead bison but this time some grizzlies and wolves decided to join me. Despite a good, long nights sleep I woke…
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Mallards in Hayden Valley

There is a bison carcass in Hayden Valley near Trout Creek that has attracted the Canyon wolves and at least 5 different grizzly bears. While it is interesting to watch…
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