Monterey, CA. One of a series of about 20 breaches on a windy day in Monterey Bay.
Orca Spy Hop
Monterey, CA. One of 30 orca in Monterey Bay one day 5/16, celebrating after a baby gray whale predation.
Churchill, Manitoba, Canada. Polar Bear males spar at Hudson Bay.
Santa Cruz CA. Taking a breather. Santa Cruz Arboreteum.
Bison Enduring Snowstorm
YNP, Wyoming. A bison in blowing snow on a stormy winter day in Yellowstone.
Sea otter mother and pup
Elkhorn Slough, Moss Landing, CA.
Bald Eagle Flirting
Klamath, CA. One of the mates grabbed the other in her talons, and the two tumbled and spun like rocks falling to the earth, only to split at the last possible second. It must be a thrill.
Abbott's Lagoon Bobcat
Point Reyes National Seashore, CA.
Glossy Ibis Posing for Portrait
Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area, Davis, CA.
Bald Eagle Female
Klamath, CA. A large female perched on a berm for a moment before resuming her morning hunt over a field.
Trumpeter Swans Take-off
Lower Klamath NWR, Klamath, CA
Mind In the Waters
Magdalena Bay, Mexico. A gray whale mother drifts under our zodiac after encouraging her baby to play with us.
SF Zoo, San Francisco, CA. I usually like captive animal pictures much less than wild ones, but this chimp has an expressive intelligent face (I think her name is Maggie).
Riders on the Bow
Sea of Cortez, Mexico. Thrill-seeking Bottlenose Dolphins having some fun surfing the bow wave of our ship.
YNP, Wyoming. Two bison in Yellowstone National Park bask in patchy sunlight.
Sutro Sam the River Otter
Sutro Baths, San Francisco, CA. The city of San Francisco's first river otter in over 25 years took up residence at Sutro baths and ate all the goldfish that had been released into the pools.
Polar Bear with Ice Fog
Hudson Bay. Manitoba, Canada.
Coastal Brown Bear in Sea of Grass
Katmai National Park, Alaska
Grey Fox Kit
Kensington, CA. In a suburban backyard,
Marin Headlands, CA. Adult grey fox scavenging.
Pt. Reyes Badger
Point Reyes, CA. One of three badgers falling all over each other as they catch a vole, sunset at Point Reyes.
Davis Grey Fox End of Nap
Davis, CA. A grey fox vixen rests at sunset before starting her evening's hunt.
Polar Bear Mother and Cubs of the Year
Hudson Bay, Manitoba, Canada. Mother polar bear staying close to her cubs as males approach.
Red Fox, Brown Phase, with lunch.
San Juan Island, WA.
A falconer's goshawk.
Carmel, CA. A woodpecker on a nail-riddled post,
Northern Harrier on the hunt
Klamath,CA. Moments after drowning an american coot,and then as it stopped struggling, inexplicably giving up and letting the coot live.
Cormorant and chick
Moss Landing, CA.
Red Tail Alert
Monterey, CA. Red Tail Hawk.
Golden Eagle on the wing
Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge, Willows, CA.
Rough Legged Hawk
Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge, CA.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. Bighorn sheep (ram), sticking by the road in winter for protection from wolves.
Consumnes Preserve, Galt, CA.
Great Blue Heron
Point Reyes, CA
Point Reyes, CA.
Tule Elk Male
Sleepy Grey Fox Kit
Kensington, CA. Your Morning is my bedtime! In a suburban backyard.
Rough-Legged Hawk stretch
Klamath, CA on a frigid 30 below day.
Fox Vs. Eagle Feather
San Juan Island, WA. A red fox kit bounds and attacks a floating eagle feather.
Many more images coming soon!
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