Tag Archives: Ursus americanus

Amicable Sounds

Leonard and I were walking along Modoc National Forest Road 40N11A where the 2017 Cove Fire destroyed over 30,000 acres near Adin CA. The forest is recovering and the understory is thick. Charred trees still stand as grim reminders of … Continue reading

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Ursus americanus

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A few days ago Leonard and I were in Upper Kings Creek Meadow at Lassen Volcanic National Park. While I photographed some Sierra corydalis (seeĀ Sierra corydalis 08-09-17), Leonard wandered off searching for other wildflowers. Soon Leonard rushed back. There was … Continue reading

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Bear Tracks

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Leonard and I spent a day with friends, Gordon and Debra, at Lake Margaret near Burney CA. Rumor had it that there was a black bear (Ursus americanus) with two cubs in the area. While the guys fished on the … Continue reading

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Bear Trees

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Walking through the forest I often see bear trees. Bears (black bears [Ursus americanus] in our area) will pull away the bark of living conifers to get at the juicy substance on the wood or to uncover grubs and other … Continue reading

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Black Bear

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Leonard and I occasionally see black bears (Ursus americanus) while walking in the woods. However, the bears usually see us first and all we observe are dark shapes in retreat, nothing worth photographing. Decent black bear pictures have been a … Continue reading

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