Anan Creek, Alaska, July 2019. Finally this black bear had a successful hunt, but as it clambered back up the rocks with its prize, the salmon wriggled free and the bear tried in vain to grab it as it fell bakc in to the river.
Anan Creek Alaska. July 2019. Black Bears fishing on the salmon run is a joy to watch, The river teems with fish, though the younger bears miss more than hit as they learn how to catch them.
A Whale Of A Time
Southern Alaska, Jul 2019. Charmed by several encounters with these Dall's porpoises, I was determined to take a shot which was more than just a splash as these speedy creatures zoomed across the bow of our boat.g
Holkham Bay, Alaska. July 2019. Observing multiple breaching of this humpack with a calf in Holkham Bay Alaska, I hoped for a breach in the perfect position in front of Hanging Glacier and I was ready when it obliged.
Once More Unto The Breach
Fredrick Sound, Alaska. July 2019. Time spent observing humpacks feeding, breathing and diving again is a joy, occasionally order appears out of chaos and the breathe together.
Fredrick Sound, Alaska. July 2019. We were privileged to spend many hours with this pod of humpbacks bubblenet feeding. The clouds rolled in as the whales hugged the coastline emerging several times in the smooth dark water.