Highlights from the ESLT Wildlife Camera

//Highlights from the ESLT Wildlife Camera

Thanks to a generous grant from the Norcross Wildlife Foundation, ESLT purchased a motion activated wildlife camera and other photographic equipment this last spring. The motion triggered weather proof camera captures photographs day or night without disturbing wildlife.

Throughout this past monitoring season, ESLT staff have enjoyed placing the camera on ESLT project lands with landowner permission, and downloading the photos in the office. It is a bit like opening a package on Christmas morning, we never know what we are going to get!

We hope you enjoy a few of our favorites below.

From the Benton Hot Springs Ranch conservation easement:

Bobcat

California Quail

Greater Roadrunner

A few days later the bobcat returns.

From the Big Hot Springs Ranch conservation easement:

Jack Rabbits

fox

From the Naylon conservation easement:

Northern Flicker

Stellar’s Jay

Round Valley mule deer

Round Valley mule deer

You can see more motion activated wildlife camera photography in the Mono Basin on the local blog, Nature of a Man: http://natureofaman.blogspot.com/2012/08/im-on-perch.html.

2017-03-03T15:47:59-08:00August 15th, 2012|Blog|

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  1. Kathy Varnam August 16, 2012 at 1:23 pm - Reply

    These photos are so great! Fun to see the various wild animals and birds sharing the same spaces, at different times, of course. Thanks for posting!

    • Serena August 20, 2012 at 10:52 am - Reply

      You’re welcome! We will continue to post as we get more.

  2. Shawn McAlister August 23, 2012 at 11:12 pm - Reply

    Love the bobcat photos.
    Great shots of an elusive critter.

    • Serena August 24, 2012 at 12:31 pm - Reply

      We agree! The camera is great to see what is happening on the land when we aren’t there!

  3. randomtruth August 25, 2012 at 9:51 am - Reply

    Good stuff. I think you may find that your fox is actually a juvie coyote, though. :) Thanks much for the pointer to my blog!

    • Serena August 27, 2012 at 12:19 pm - Reply

      Thanks for that tip! Here at ESLT we were debating just that, fox or coyote? We were hoping one of our readers would chime in if we got it wrong. A coyote! Very cool.

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