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Posts Tagged ‘mammal watching


28 October 2017

Namibian mammals

We saw 51 species of mammal on our journey through Namibia, at least one new species every day. I got photos of 45 of them! It would be right to admit that at least 3 of those (sable antelope, waterbuck, blesbok) have been introduced at Erindi or Waterburg and are probably not living in their » » »



4 June 2016

Overdone kangaroo rat

4 May 2016 On most mammal watching holidays we hit a day when we overdo it. This was that day. It started really pleasantly, with some early morning sea otter watching from the shore at Elkhorn Slough. There was one dozing on the sand less than five metres from us. Because it was grey and » » »



22 May 2016

Bobcat bonanza day

26 April 2016 We started our day super-early, heading out before sunrise so that we could look for sewellel on the highest part of Point Reyes. The sewellel is a primitive form of rodent, also called a “mountain beaver”, that is very elusive and lives on plants other animals can’t digest like ferns and rhododendrons. » » »



14 May 2016

Desert cottontail day

19 April 2016 Our jetlag is perfect for wildlife watching. We woke up nice and fresh at 5am, which meant we could drive out at sunrise to look for wildlife on the Carrizo Plain. We found desert cottontails (rabbits, basically) and more ground squirrels near the (still closed) visitor centre but apart from that, nothing » » »



14 May 2016

Antelope squirrel amusement day

18 April 2016 I’m naming our days after the best new mammal we saw that day (unless we didn’t). So we’ll see how we go. Today we were visiting the Carrizo Plain, an essentially wild area of dry grassland and scrub in between two of California’s gigantic agricultural valleys. Bone dry mountains separate the Carrizo » » »