Category: Birds

One Morning in Yellowstone During one morning in Yellowstone, this past weekend, I encountered the circle of life - from death of the elderly due to natural causes, to the…
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I saw a buttercup!

We are on the threshold of spring here in Yellowstone.  The snow is melting quickly, leaving a lot of bland brown with budding green grasses emerging from the surface.  It…
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The Variety of Yellowstone – Bears to Birds and much in Between

The past couple of days in Yellowstone have been a whirlwind of activity and bountiful demonstration of the diversity of this amazing eco-system.  So much to tell, I hardly know…
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Bear Encounter in the Back Country

Once again the morning began with Rosie.  She was hanging out beside the road, while her cubs were up a tree on the other side, and I lucked into a…
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Itty Bitty Black Bears

Headed into the park early this morning in the red glow of sunrise, just for a day in the park.  My only certain plan was a hike and the rest…
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Mollies Went Home

First thing this morning we all lined up along Lamar Valley and watched the sixteen wolf, Mollies pack, procession as they went from west to east and kept on going…
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Mollies back in town

Guess who is back in town? Someone told me that it was all over FB this afternoon, shortly after Bill H. discovered the Mollies on a distant hill, that the…
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Royalty Comes to Town

I found the whole Canyon pack on the Blacktail this morning.  712's collar no longer transmits a signal and none of the others are collared and so there is only…
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Happy Spring!

I celebrated the first day of spring in a big way and went into Yellowstone!  Okay, maybe that is not so unusual but what could be better than roaming around…
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Rare Bird in Yellowstone!

Recently, I had the privilege of seeing and photographing this Burrowing Owl, which is considered a rare bird sighting in Yellowstone. Over the years I have seen wonderful photos of…
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Our Wade Lake Vacation

One of the nice things about Yellowstone is that many visitors come here and don’t have the time to explore some really beautiful places outside the park. Some of our…
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Yellowstone – A Natural Filter

We have been coming to Yellowstone for 41 years. We used to teach biology and environmental science in a college in Baytown, Texas and during the summers we came here.…
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It was a Weasel Kind of Day

When I was a kid if we felt like being mean to my little brother we called him a weasel. I never really thought about it as a derogatory term…
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The Last of the Tetons for a While

As I’ve mentioned before the main reason we went to the Tetons recently was to film foxes and we were lucky enough to do that. But we also found some…
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