Fresh Clams … Yum!




In yesterday’s post (“Bears on the Beach”), I spoke of the clamming activities that the brown bears of Hallo Bay (Alaska) participate in, during low tides. Today’s post includes a couple of images of brown bears as they clammed the shores of Hallo Bay: Watching a brown bear locate and dig up the razor clams […]

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Bears on the Beach




From my Alaska travels, here are a couple of images of Brown Bears (Ursus arctos) cruising the beaches of Hallo Bay: Why do they travel on the beaches? One reason is that often they are looking for a good place for some low-tide clamming for razor clams. In other instances, they are likely using the […]

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Stalling for Time: Shameless, Self-Promotion




Stalling for some time to get some of my recent Baja images edited and sized for blog posts, I’m going to share another recent project that I’ve been working on (both on the Baja trip and while in bed, after returning home). Towards the end of 2012, I was approached by Glacier National Park (Montana) […]

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Kids Will Play!




If you remember my post about a pair of young Brown Bears (Ursus arctos) playing (“Young Brown Bears Playing in the Surf”), I mentioned that you would be seeing the pair again. Well, today’s post is another series of play that I captured during my recent Hallo Bay Bear Camp visit. And they were much […]

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Snorkeling, Anyone?




During my Hallo Bay photo trip, I found several brown bears “snorkeling”, the term used to describe a bear with their head underwater, looking for fish swimming in the creek. This was not a new behavior for me to see; every time I’ve been to Hallo Bay in the fall salmon runs, there have always […]

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“Do You Ever Get Close?”




  You Bet!” This is a question I’m frequently asked when people either see some of my bear images or learn that I travel to Alaska to photograph the coastal brown bears (Ursus arctos).  Here are a few images of such close proximity (these are uncropped images, except for the second one that has been […]

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