Rising Moon Over Hallo Bay, Alaska

Hallo Bay, especially in the late summer/early fall, tends to give wonderful sunrises … if the clouds are not too thick. However, this is the first time I’ve seen a nice moonrise over the waters of Shelikof Strait, off the coast of Hallo Bay. As the sun was setting in the opposite sky, the moon […]

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Beauty in Motion

Today, I’m taking a short break from the bear posts, but will be back with more Katmai Brown Bears very soon! As we sat along Clint’s Creek, near the Hallo Bay Bear Camp (Katmai National Park, Alaska) photographing bears fishing in the creek, I noticed an adult bald eagle was sitting across the creek from […]

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Young Brown Bears Playing in the Surf

When Brown Bear (Ursus arctos) cubs reach the age of 2-3, they are displaced by their mom, to live on their own. When the juvenile bears are displaced, they tend to act quite lonely and often seek out the companionship of another young bear. This can be a sibling that has also been displaced, or […]

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Hallo Bay … the Bears

Today’s post starts some posts of Hallo Bay’s most famous inhabitants, the Alaska coastal brown bear (Ursus arctos). The Alaskan coastal brown bear is a grizzly bear. Some people argue that this is a different species from the more common grizzly bear found in the lower 48 states, while others argue that they differ only […]

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Hallo Bay … My Nemesis Inhabitant

Today’s post draws my quest to find my nemesis Hallo Bay inhabitant to conclusion. I have been to Hallo Bay Bear Camp 6 times and have never seen a wolf at camp during my previous 5 trips, although many guests to the camp walk away with great memories, even photos, of these splendid creatures. Oh, […]

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Hallo Bay Juvie

As this post publishes, I am on my way back home from a wonderful 6-day brown bear photography trip to Hallo Bay Bear Camp, located in Katmai National Park, Alaska, combined with a few photo stops around the Kenai Peninsula. I should be getting home a bit later today, and I hope to start posting […]

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