Monthly Archives: November 2010

MOOSE ON ANTELOPE FLATS

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PRONGHORN

“Oh give me a home, where the buffalo roam, ……. and the deer and the antelope play!!” Well the antelope or pronghorn as they are known weren’t actually playing. At this time the males are more often than not fighting. … Continue reading

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ELK WORLD

Elk herds abound throughout Yellowstone and its environs providing many glorious opportunities to photograph this magnificent species in the splendor of fall colours. Although the rutting season is essentially over, it’s best not to get too close to these stags. … Continue reading

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GRAND TETON SPLENDOUR

The Grand Teton National Park starts at the southern exit from Yellowstone. It’s a 60 mile commute to the nearest motel accommodation in Jackson, Wyoming. Fortunately the drive is rewarded by breathtaking mountain scenery.  Hope you enjoy the following panoramas … Continue reading

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GRIZZLY BEAR

No visit to Yellowstone would be complete without a chance to see its supreme predator. I managed to catch this sow in an open meadow after an intense week of searching. I left the park for good a couple of … Continue reading

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GOOD OLD BOY ELK HUNT!

Each Fall, the elk come down out of the mountain pastures, cross the Snake River in front of the Grand Tetons and head for the National Elk Refuge outside Jackson, Wyoming.  As they cross the Antelope Flats, they must run … Continue reading

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FISHING THE YELLOWSTONE

The Yellowstone river and its tributaries are world famous as a fly fishing paradise. West Yellowstone alone has several flyfishing outfitters tucked in amongst the cowboy shops and numerous bars and grills. My kind of town!! (Oh, and don’t forget … Continue reading

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PANORAMIC YELLOWSTONE

Late October/early November is the perfect time to capture the photographic diversity of Yellowstone’s landscape.  Hope the panoramas below convey some of the inherent beauty of this rugged expanse. Mount Electric. Hayden Valley. Hayden Valley. Hayden Valley.

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BUFFALO

The buffalo or bison is probably the iconic species in Yellowstone. I had the good fortune in the Lamar valley of watching a herd of about a hundred animals stampede across the road in front of me. I didn’t even … Continue reading

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MISSISSIPPI JOG

Prior to Yellowstone, I stopped over on the upper Mississippi for several days. Jogging along the river bank one morning, I suddenly noticed a flock of Snow Buntings. I raced back for the camera and fortunately they were still there … Continue reading

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