Wildlife Pictures, Page 4
Expert wildlife photographers stake out their quarry like a hunter and wait, sometimes for days, for the perfect shot to appear. I am not one of them. But once in a while on a trout stream the wildlife photo opportunities come to me, and when I can I have my camera ready.
We found this bear in the spotting scope a few minutes before another group of hunters shot it.
Troutnut's first bear!
A family of geese take a drink from Lake Superior. They then swam out effortlessly into the high breaking waves and foiled the retrieving efforts of somebody's ambitious dog.
A cow moose with her calf clamber out of the slough we were fishing for pike.
Date AddedJul 18, 2007
CameraPENTAX Optio WPi
We saw very few bears along the shore, and had to climb up on the mountain to go after them. Exceptions were the very first bear we saw on the trip, which we didn't get, and this one spotted during the raft trip back to camp with my bear.
Baby moose along an Alaskan highway.
A canada goose looks over some large, downy goslings.
A whitetail doe and her fawn lurk in the shadows, waiting to strike.
Look at the hole in that thing's mouth... no wonder mergansers are a threat to trout.
I saw this porcupine cross the road behind me while I was watching from a bridge for some large trout I'd heard about. I ran back to the car for the camera and got quite close for a picture. Speed is not one of the noble porcupine's many virtues.