Wildlife of Antarctica

Mammals like the Minke whale can be seen through out the day from the ship. Also coming close to the Zodiac without fear. The Humpback whale is also around in large numbers. getting very close at times. Close encounters with a humpback whale. checking out the people in the Zodiac. Humpback whale breaching as theContinue reading “Wildlife of Antarctica”

Bald Eagle

Having the Yampa river winding its way through Routt county makes for a great home year round for Bald eagles. catching trout on the river as fisherman watch with their mouths wide open. National bird of United States of America This is our year round resident bald eagle, with the Yampa river and fish filled ponds closeContinue reading “Bald Eagle”

Red Fox on the Hunt

Red Fox hunting for rodents under the snow   Watching this Red fox hunting for rodents was very interesting and entertaining  moving his head from side to side, listing to the rodents movements under the snow (about 2 feet deep) and then jumping up and nose diving into the snow and catching it on the first try,Continue reading “Red Fox on the Hunt”

Galapagos Islands

Quito – Galapagos After flying in from Peru and spending only 1 night in Quito, 1 or 2 full days would have been be nice, as it’s (be warned) an hour drive into town to accommodation from the new airport in good traffic, (tip) Next time we would fly into Guayaquil as accommodations are aContinue reading “Galapagos Islands”

The Wildlife Around Us

Over the last month we have had this Coyote coming into our back yard for the shade. As long as you are on the tractor or using the mower he just walks pass and takes his spot under the trees for the hottest part of the day. California Coyote Another visitor is the the RedContinue reading “The Wildlife Around Us”

Western Fence Lizard

Male Western Fence Lizard   Western Fence Lizard  They are called Western Fence lizard. Pacific Fence lizard or California Fence Lizard. Whatever you like to call these guys. They make great subjects to photograph. As they sit on their tree stump or rock soaking up the the morning sun. The males do their pushups to impress the ladies. YouContinue reading “Western Fence Lizard”

Gorillas Of Rwanda

  Female Gorilla Rwanda Mountain Gorillas Of Rwanda If there is one thing that should be on your bucket list it is seeing the Gorillas in Rwanda or Uganda. When you are sitting in the middle of a group of 25 Gorillas its the biggest buzz in the world. zoo’s will never be the sameContinue reading “Gorillas Of Rwanda”

Burrowing Owls of Yuma, Arizona

Burrowing Owls of Yuma Arizona. On my visits to Yuma Arizona. I alway take the time to find the burrowing owls that live close to were we stay and get some photos. In November the little family group that lived next door were doing fine. But by Christmas they had moved out due to theContinue reading “Burrowing Owls of Yuma, Arizona”