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Oh Honey, Honey

I’m just back from the second part of the season in the Khutzeymateen Grizzly Bear Sanctuary here on the BC coast and here’s a shot taken earlier this month. Remember that ‘Stunning Blond‘ featured in […]

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Friday Flashback – A Winter’s Jay

Today’s Friday Flashback is from December 23rd 2013 entitled ‘A Winter’s Jay’ – This’ll be my last Flashback for this year featuring the last post of our Flashback year – 2013. Original Text – “Here […]

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A Lilac Bonnet

Well with fall approaching pretty fast now, it is a good time to head out in to the forest and have a search round for some fungi. Personally I leave them all alone as I […]

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Friday Flashback – Bighorn Sheep

Today’s Friday Flashback is from October 4th 2013 entitled ‘Bighorn Sheep‘ – One of my first sightings of these guys, seen on a hillside in Alberta. Original Text – ‘Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis) at this […]

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Fast Asleep

It certainly seemed like a sleepy year in the Khutzeymateen Grizzly Bear Sanctuary here on the BC coast this year. Several bears were late in turning up, whilst others didn’t show up at all. Of […]

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Friday Flashback – Rocky Mountain Elk

Today’s Friday Flashback is from September 16th 2013 entitled ‘Rocky Mountain Elk‘ – a good looking elk from Jasper. Original Text – “I came across this large Rocky Mountain Elk (Cervus elaphus) or North American […]

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The Eagle and the Octopus

I’ve seen bald eagles eating many things along the shores of the BC coast, but I was not expecting an octopus to be on the diet the day I came across this scene. Originally I […]

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Friday Flashback – Listening to Raven

Today’s Friday Flashback is from October 21 2013 entitled ‘Listening to Raven‘ – A great wolf story I still enjoy hearing today. Original Text – “A few years ago I heard the story of how […]

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Siblings At Play

After weaning it is not unusual for sibling grizzly bears to stay together, especially for the first year, when they may even go in to the den together to hibernate through that first winter alone. […]

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Friday Flashback – King of the Khutz

I’m back in the bush for a another few weeks now, so the Friday Flashback is back for one last time this year and today’s Friday Flashback is from May 24 2013 entitled ‘King of […]

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Chum Salmon – Spawning Phase

Here on the BC coast it’s that time of year once again – the time of year when all the salmon are returning to find the rivers of their birth so they can spawn and […]

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Barney Junior

I’ve seen a lot of big males around the Khutzeymateen Grizzly Bear Sanctuary this season, but this guy, named after his probable father, has very much established himself as the dominant bear of the estuary […]