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BFS Mammals list updated

Our annual update to the BFS Mammal List has been completed. Many thanks to our BFS Web Intern Maya Nakamura for checking and updating links, and to Paul Stapp, Cal State Fullerton, and Nina Karnovsky, Pomona College, for help with the taxonomy. Here is a summary of the revisions: All links have been checked and […]

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The proliferation of digital trail or scouting cameras now makes remote photography an affordable tool for wildlife research.  Primarily serving hunters, this cottage industry offers choices from $70 to $500 depending on image quality, speed, video capability, standard or infared flashes and ruggedness.  BFS seems like such a logical place, given its size and boundaries, […]

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Right now our BFS resident mother bobcat is out frequently with her cubs. If you’re working at the BFS this summer, there is some probability that you will encounter the bobcat — I’ve seen an adult bobcat three times in the past week! Because some of the trails are narrow with high brush on either […]

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Well, I hope you haven’t completely overdosed on bobcat pictures because here are some more! First, Manager Stephen Dreher has deployed a couple of digital scouting cameras, and one captured the mother bobcat with her cubs on the trail that cuts across from the entrance road to the south side of the lake. In the […]

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More Bobcat photos!

Today I photographed this Bobcat walking along the path on the west side of pHake Lake. As I was standing at the boat landing, I had spotted it walking east to west through the clear area on the south side, so I was able to hurry up the path on the west side and position […]

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Photos of mother bobcat!

Mother Bobcat looking for squirrels Tuesday, June 23. Photos by Stephen Dreher:

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Bobcat cubs!

BFS Manager Stephen Dreher reports the following: We’ve had an extraordinary event at the BFS (or what I also like to call the Claremont Colleges living natural history research center). First, a little background. For the past two or three years a bobcat has made its presence known to many, not only at BFS, but […]

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Furtive feline captured on film…

For the past several years, a Bobcat has occasionally been spotted at the BFS, and this spring, BFS users and neighbors have reported more Bobcat sightings and signs. Well, today the cat wandered into a yard that abuts the Field Station and was captured on film by Laura Kotovsky! Although Bobcats are notoriously secretive and […]

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