Month: April 2015

April 30, 2015 Twin and 926 and a lot of bears

The rain was pouring over the morning and after yesterday's 70 degrees, it was cold.  And, of course, I had decided to break out my summer uniform, expecting warmer weather.…
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The Last Two Days in Yellowstone

We got in last night so late I was too tired to post anything. But we got in earlier tonight so here goes. We spent a lot of yesterday looking…
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4/28/2015 Twin is Home, 926 is denning and wolves keep invading the valley

Meanwhile, there are so many other animals that just break my heart.   Yesterday we discovered that Twin had returned to 926, at the 11th hour.  He returned with another…
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Yellowstone in the Last Few Days

We spent most of today in the Lamar Valley looking for wolves. 926 was in her den and I think there will be good news about her but I want…
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4/26/2015 Snow, Bears, Birds

The day began cold and ended the same way.  Heavy snow fell in the morning, slightly covering the greening of spring and leaving one in awe of the beauty that…
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A Nice Moose

Willow Flats on the west side of Yellowstone used to be THE place to see moose, but for the last twenty years or so the number of moose declined in…
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Skunk!

When out walking your dog, especially in an urban setting, you don't expect to encounter wildlife. Photographable wildlife. Unique and hard to capture photographable wildlife. But such is my life.…
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One Day in Yellowstone – Black Bears, Foxes and Wolves

This morning was a mad rush out to Lamar to find out what 926 was doing.  She was hunting for food.  I watched her try to stalk two elk, without…
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4/23/2015 Bears, coy even, and new osprey nest

Today I went on a 926 quest and though circumstances (flat tire) kept me from actually seeing her, we did discover that she was alone. First thing I headed out…
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Holding Vigil in Lamar

At this moment I am sitting with one eye on the Lamar den area and another on this computer.  Holding vigil - hoping and praying for a sighting and a…
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4/22/2015 More Bears!

4/22/2015  More Bears! Ahh yes, it is bear heaven in Yellowstone right now.  Particularly with seeing and watching the sows with cubs.  But, the boars are still dotting the nearby…
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A Fantastic Day in Yellowstone

We started the morning with a very nice bighorn ram above the Gardner River. We didn’t get many good photos but he was really handsome. Thirty years ago we frequently…
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4/20/2015 Bears, bears and more bears

It's all about bears!  Well, today was anyway, with a few birds thrown in.  Oh, and one wolf. First thing this morning Doug found a white wolf on the Blacktail…
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Judy Has Some of the Luck

If you have already read Deby’s post from yesterday you know she saw otters Saturday but didn’t see the Beryl Springs sow and cub yesterday. Turns our I didn’t either…
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4/19/2015 Judy has all of the luck!

Well, I spent the entire day driving around looking for certain bears, otters and wolves and came up empty handed, except for the two wolves I saw in Little America…
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