Close Encounters!




Over the weekend, I had a chat with one of my local Master Gardener friends about close encounters with wild animals. I mentioned my close encounters with some Mountain Goats a couple of years ago. He was interested in seeing some of the images captured, so I’m re-posting that post today. Below is my original […]

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Nature’s Buttheads




Today’s post features photos I traveled to Waterton Canyon to capture … bighorn sheep rams in the annual rut. This was my third straight year traveling to the canyon to capture the headbutting of the bighorn rams, as they establish dominance among the herd. I’ve got to say that I wasn’t 100% successful … the […]

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Bighorn Rams of Waterton Canyon




Today’s post features some of the many Bighorn Sheep ram images I captured during my recent trip to Waterton Canyon, Colorado:     At one point, one of the older rams (not one of the largest in this herd) attempts to mate with a ewe that was not yet ready to mate:   In another […]

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The Lambs of Waterton Canyon




Today’s post includes some images I captured of the young Bighorn Sheep lambs as they meandered and foraged among the canyon walls and trail in Waterton Canyon, Colorado. It’s always fun to watch and photograph the lambs as they scurry about, sometimes chasing one another and sometimes just checking out their environment. Here are my […]

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Happy Thanksgiving




Wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving today! In celebration, I’m featuring the symbol for Thanksgiving that we all relate to at this time of the year … the turkey! As usual, I found a rather large group of wild turkey as I entered Waterton Canyon. I estimated there were about 40 in the group. As I […]

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Busy Beavers, Part 1




As was the case last year when I visited Waterton Canyon, I again had some quality time with beavers in the canyon. This year, I had a pair of beavers active in front of my lens … and they seemed to hang around for hours! Here are a few of the images I captured of […]

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Mule Deer Rut




Early in my recent Waterton Canyon hikes, it was evident that the Mule Deer were also in their rut. A few, single does were seen, but most of the deer were in groups of 2-8 does and a nearby buck. Here are a few images of the Mule Deer that I captured on my hikes […]

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A Skinny Dipper in the Platte River




Just returned home a few days ago from another wonderful fall photo trip to Waterton Canyon in Colorado. Again, the main emphasis was to capture the rutting Bighorn Sheep as the rams butt heads for dominance. How did that turn out?  Stay tuned and I’ll have a followup post about the sheep (probably even more […]

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Fun Friday: Looking Ahead




Finally … back to live posting! Sorry for my absence lately, but I had too many irons in the fire and decided it best to just step away from blogging for a short time, until I could get through all my other commitments … less stress and burnout by taking a short “vacation”. I finished […]

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White Geraniums




Another wildflower photographed at Maroon Bells (Colorado) is the White Geranium (Geranium richardsonii): Photographic Equipment Used: Canon 7D body Canon EF 100mm-400mm f/4.5-5.6 IS lens Handheld, with IS “On” ISO 800 Aperture f/5.6 Shutter 1/320 sec.    

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