Author Archives: mfbenard

Sea Otters in Monterey Bay: Feuding with Gulls

In previous posts I described watching sea otters eating at dawn, and swimming next to surfers. One other thing that I found interesting was the interaction between the Sea Otters and the gulls. Western Gull and Sea Otter

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Gray Catbird Hunting Dragonflies at Dawn

This trail camera video shows a Gray Catbird hunting dragonflies at dawn over two successive mornings. Continue reading

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Red-Winged Blackbird Dad Feeds Youngster.

Here a male Red Winged Blackbird rushes around to keep a youngster fed, while the kid maintains a constant peeping reminder that it needs food. Continue reading

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Snapping Turtle Surprises Water Snake

A video shows a snapping turtle surprising a northern water snake when the turtle crawls onto a log. Continue reading

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June 2019: Take a swim with wood frog tadpoles

An underwater video into a forested vernal pool shows the wood frog tadpoles who live there. Continue reading

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