October 2016
Animalblog by Terry Costales

A mid-fall collection of animal portraits by photographer Terry Costales
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American Yellow Warbler In Bushes
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American Yellow Warbler external link external link (Setophaga petechia)
Mendenhall Glacier external link external link nature trail
Juneau, Alaska external link
(Date Photographed: 15:17:44 Wednesday 3 June 2016)
(Date Published: Wednesday 5 October 2016)
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We visited the Mendenhall Glacier just ouside of Juneau, Alaska and saw a yellow warbler in the bushes near the visitor's center. A welcome spot of cheerful color on a cold and misty day.


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Bullfrog On Log
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American bullfrog external link (Lithobates catesbeianus)
Mount Pisgah Arboretum external link
Eugene, Oregon
(Date Photographed: 11:37:44 Saturday 27 September 2016)
(Date Published: Wednesday 19 October 2016)
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A young bullfrog sat on a log in the autumn sun.


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Steller's Jay On Branch
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Steller's Jay external link (Cyanocitta stelleri)
Mount Pisgah Arboretum external link
Eugene, Oregon
(Date Photographed: 11:39:37 Saturday 27 September 2016)
(Date Published: Tuesday 18 October 2016)
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A Steller's Jay at Mt. Pisgah Arboretum did a lot of scolding that day.


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Brown Bear On Rocks
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Brown Bear external link external link (Ursus arctos)
North of Sawyer Glacier
Tracy Arm Fjord external link
Alaska
(Date Photographed: 10:00:03 Wednesday 3 June 2015)
(Date Published: Thursday 6 October 2016)
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After viewing the Sawyer glacier in Tracy Arms fjord, our boat headed to Juneau. Partway there we spotted a brown bear on the rocky bank. He watched us watching him and then leisurely made his way across the rocks, then faded into the trees.


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Pacific Banana Slug
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Pacific Banana Slug external link external link (Ariolimax columbianus)
Mount Pisgah Arboretum external link
Eugene, Oregon
(Date Photographed: 11:48:41 Wednesday 24 September 2016)
(Date Published: Thursday 20 October 2016)
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A Pacific Banana Slug was on the path well camouflaged among fallen leaves.


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Scolding Squirrel
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California Ground Squirrel external link (Otospermophilus beecheyi)
Long Tom River external link nature trail
Eugene, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 09:48:47 Wednesday 27 June 2016)
(Date Published: Tuesday 4 October 2016)
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While walking the Long Tom River nature trail I came across this bold, scolding squirrel. You could see curiosity and wariness at war, as he wanted to see me and run away at the same time.


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Harbor Seals Lounged
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Harbor Seal external link
Boat Tour Trip Around
Ketchikan, Alaska external link
(Date Photographed: 13:43:12 Tuesday 2 June 2015)
(Date Published: Monday 3 October 2016)
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We saw these three ladies lounging in their pool. That's what I imagined anyway.


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Large Bald Eagle In Tree
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Bald Eagle external link
Boat Tour Trip Around
Ketchikan, Alaska external link
(Date Photographed: 13:53:49 Tuesday 2 June 2015)
(Date Published: Sunday 2 October 2016)
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We spotted a large Bald Eagle perched high in a tree near the water


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Two Harbor Seals
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Harbor Seals external link
Boat Tour Trip Around
Ketchikan, Alaska external link
(Date Photographed: 13:27:12 Tuesday 2 June 2015)
(Date Published: Saturday 1 October 2016)
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Two Harbor Seals were seen from the boat, one lounging and one swimming.


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