Laura Yale wrote, “We spotted three Gray Fox kits on the ninth hole at TSR Golf Course. We have watched them play and grow up these last weeks. It’s so much fun that it’s hard to concentrate on the golf!”
Adrian Bennett had a Gray Fox family in her yard at TRS. She wrote, “I have had the most fabulous five weeks with the fox family. Jeff Heenan and his crew recently built us a new deck. The fox family has made my deck their playground, running and chasing each other around planters, in and out of them, on top and bottom of furniture, terrorizing my outdoor pillows, and giving me endless house of laughter.”
The photo Adrian sent shows the Gray Fox kits at about two and a half weeks old.
Gray Fox kits have to be some of the cutest babies on the Mendonoma coast! Thanks to Laura and Adrian for allowing me to share their photos with you here.
Clay Yale noticed this Bobcat staking out an area of Clay's yard. Bobcats hunt rodents, and they seem to especially enjoy Gophers. When I look at Clay's photo, though, I wonder it this Bobcat is enjoying some sun.
One of my favorite photos of a Bobcat pouncing was taken by Drew Fagan. This photo of Drew's appears in my book, Mendonoma Sightings Throughout the Year. I call it a "once in a lifetime" photo. Drew was working in his studio - he's a renowned artist - when he saw the Bobcat. When Drew trained his camera on the Bobcat, the Bobcat pounced.
Thanks to Clay and Drew for allowing me to share their photos with you here. To see Drew Fagan's artwork, here is his website: http://drewfagan.com/