December Highlights From The Trail

Other than camera licking, it wasn’t as busy in the woods in December after the whitetail speed dating frenzy in November. December gave us an interesting comparison of a domestic cat and a bobcat on the same trail. A new variety of skunk that I had never seen before showed up with its fabulous white…

Fox vs. Snack

A fox looking for a midnight snack. It’s probably a mouse or shrew. It’s difficult to see but the potential meal gets away. It is just a small blur in the IR illumination. Full screen helps. It’s not easy being a predator.

Oh, It’s You Bob

Since early December of 2015 I’ve been involved in an effort to document the presence of flying squirrels here in northern Muskegon County, Michigan. I have a bucket list of critters I’d like to catch on my trail cameras before they die, (the cameras, not the critters) and have recently expanded the area of my efforts…

Two Days in The Woods

To be more accurate, it was a few hours over two days. Last April I selected an area in nearby woods under several hemlock trees in which to place my camera trap (often referred to as a game or trail camera). The area appeared to be a good place for critters to hang out due to the cover and the…

Fair Game Videos

I’ve been interested in documenting the wildlife in the White River watershed for many years. It was one of the reasons I created my website in 2008. Considering the manner in which local development had historically taken place, it was apparent that those who made the decisions had little appreciation for the natural attributes of…

Fair Game Part Two

Finally success! I swapped out the SD card from my game camera for the umpteenth time today. I stopped my truck by the camera on a return home from the lumber yard to avoid stepping in what the driveway had become since yesterday. Today it was a mix of ice, water and mud and to eliminate…