Snowy owl over frozen pond
Gannet flying high
Pelican taking off
Gannet touching wings to glassy water
Bald Eagle in flight
Flying Snowy owl
Hunting Snowy owl
This bird was hunting along a fence line
Snowy Owl in flight
Snowy owl perched on post
Beautiful yellow eyes that see everything
Brown bear alone in lake at the end of the day
Out in the lake away from the river a Brown bear enjoys a salmon dinner.
Mom and cubs in the river.
This mom had her eye on the cubs at all times.
Bear cubs srapping on the beach
Spring cubs seem to be running, fighting or asleep.
Charging Brown bear mother
Three Bown bear cubs by the river
Three spring cubs on a log, the smallest one at the back really wants to see what is going on.
Mom and cub
This is the fluffiest pair I have ever seen.
Eye level sub adult Brown bear
Kneeling up to your chest in Ice cold river water does have rewards. Note the dry ears, Brown bears try to avoid getting them wet.
Brown bear cub behind mom
A classic Brown bear, great coat and big wide head.
Brown bear family take a beach walk
This group walking down the beach are on the move.You have to get the shot then get out of the way!
Mom and cub at Brooks Falls
Brown bear sub adult at eye leveiin the river
I love the light in this bear's eye as it pursues fish in the river.
Brown bear shaking water off
Great light shining through the water drops thrown by this Brown bear
Brown bear pulls fish out of river
This lovely Brown bear sub-adult spent ages "snorkeling" for Salmon before erupting from the water.
Salmon jumping into brown bear's mouth
This bear caught over a dozen fish in less than an hour.
Brown bear fishing at waterfall
Brown bears "fishing the lip" at Brooks Camp are spoiled for choice.
Scarred Brown bear with salmon
Dominant male Brown bear with his catch looks around for other bears.
Cub resting chin on mom's bck
A spring cub rests its head on mom's back at the end of the day in Katmai Alaska
Mother and cubs beach reflection
Brown Bear mother and cubs walking along the beach in Katmai Alaska
Evevening approach by male polar bear
Great light at the end of the day as this big male decided to come check us out.
Male Polar Bear resting
I had to lie on the ice to get this low angle shot of this beauty resting in the afternoon sun.
polar bear in day den
Relaxing in a snow den, note the claw marks from the digging.
Male Polar Bear afternoon light
The paws of Polar bears are just huge!
Bears on ice
The bear lying down is just a massive bear.
male Polar bears stand up and Spar
When an adult male gets up on his back legs he can reach over ten feet.
Polar Bear Bite
Two males scrapping while waiting for the sea ice.
Sparring Polar Bears
We caught these two males sparring as a big storm was coming in. Sparring is social behavior that sets hierarchy without the need for true fighting.
The fur may not fly but the snow does.
Polar shows curiosity
Something caught this bear's attention. While they wait for the sea ice to freeze so they can hunt seals bears just conserve energy and wait.
Ice Bear approaches
A bear approaching across the sea ice is quite something. It comes from nowhere and appears to be just ambling along, but there speed is deceptive. Polar bears can cover ground very very quickly.