Deschutes River of Central Oregon is home to many diverse animals, below are a bobcat, ground squirrel and river otter. Photos were taken at the High Desert Museum in Bend, Oregon. All of the animals were either orphaned or raised in captivity and are not able to be released back to the wild.
Category Archives: wildlife
I have been going to the Monterey Bay Aquarium since it opened in 1984 and never tire of the fantastic exhibits that show what life is like under the ocean off the California coast. The “Drifters Gallery” just re-opened July 2, 2011 after a makeover. This is my favorite spot to take photographs at the […]
A pair of Great horned owls (Bubo virginianus) have set up home in a nearby park for the spring to raise two chicks. This same pair have returned to the same area for the last few years. Last year they had two offspring with only one surviving to adolescence. This year they are at it […]
For the second weekend in a row, I was back on the Mendocino Coast, this time on the North Coast near the town of Westport. The weather was variable with showers at night and mostly cloudy days with no wind. The ocean was amazingly calm where the gray sky melted into the gray ocean. The […]