Yesterday I came across some tracks that had me a little baffled. The deep, light, and fluffy snow made it challenging trying to find a clear outline of a foot. My first guess was opossum. And that guess was based on years of observing wildlife moving about in the same tract of land for more […]
A sure sign that spring is here, fresh chipmunk tracks in the snow. As always, please be mindful and respectful to property and wildlife. All content including images are copyright Kathie Fife Photography. Please contact us for permission for use before downloading and or copying. Thank you.
On warmer days when the snow is not hard as a rock, the squirrels dig up a cache of nuts, acorns, and pine cones. As always, please be mindful and respectful to property and wildlife. All content including images are copyright Kathie Fife Photography. Please contact us for permission for use before downloading and or […]
For most of the winter I have seen the coyote tracks during my walks. The coyote is a female, here she is marking in the same location she has all winter. Now in estrus, blood stains the snow with her urine. As always, please be mindful and respectful to property and wildlife. All content including […]
There are no secrets in winter. After a brief but heavy snow shower this morning I went for walk in the woods. This time of year it is a treat to get a fresh dusting of fluffy snow for wildlife tracking. The cold night made the snow hard like ice after a heavy thaw yesterday. […]
It has been the best winter for tracking. And I think I may be all alone in this sentiment, but honestly, I am going to miss winter. Snowshoe Hare tracks in snow – the last documentation Yes, it was very cold and icy, but we also had great snowfalls, mostly light and fluffy. Shortly after the […]
Just a few days ago I crossed paths with the tracks of the snowshoe hare. It was a nice surprise to see that a bobcat had traveled through the same area within the last 24 hours. Bobcat tracks in the snow I followed the tracks for a short distance wondering if I would find […]
By this time of the year, early January, the white tailed deer are gathering in deer yards to conserve much needed energy to survive through the cold snowy winter. On one of my wildlife tracking hikes recently I walked by a deer yard (a place where deer congregate to rest and feed under the protective […]