Game Camera Archive

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    Green Day

    by Dave Mance III |
    In a world where the natural environment is usually categorized as land or water, a swamp manages to be both. Deer and ducks, mink and…

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    Sick As a Fox

    by Dave Mance III |
    Transition zones are attractive to many mammals, so we set this camera trap up on an edge where a stand of spruce met a stand…

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    Dinner Time

    by Dave Mance III |
    Human life can, at times, seem chaffingly structured. We rise at the same time every day and make little daily migrations to the same building;…

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    Strut On Lonely Dancer

    by Dave Mance III |
    May is turkey season in the Northeast, a time when the sight and sound of a strutting tom is sure to stir a bird hunter’s…

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    Olfactory Enthrallment

    by Dave Mance III |
    One of the first steps to understanding animal behavior is to recognize that many species interact with the world through their noses. Beavers are a…

  • A Muybridgian Sequence thumbnail

    A Muybridgian Sequence

    by Dave Mance III |
    In winter, camera trapping gets both harder and easier. The challenges include short days that limit the opportunity for color daytime photos, cold temperatures that…

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    Mesopredator Picnic

    by Janet Pesaturo |
    Editor's note: This blog is by our friend Janet Pesaturo, a writer, educator, and CyberTracker certified wildlife tracker. Check out her wildlife tracking programs here.…

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    Adirondack Deer Migration

    by Donald Wharton |
    Editor’s Note: This blog is by our friend Don Wharton; check out Don’s story on Adirondack hermits in our Winter 2015 issue. Six or seven…

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    Pre-Season Stand-Off

    by Dave Mance III |
    By now, hunters around the Northeast are counting the days until (deer hunting) rifle season. In the spirit of the season, we thought we’d share…

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    Otter’s Big Debut

    by Dave Mance III |
    We see a lot of game camera pictures of deer, bear, moose – the big charismatic animals that people love. And so to be different…

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    Game Cameras for Northern Woodlands

    by Dave Mance III |
    Welcome to the new Northern Woodlands Game Camera blog! We were inspired by all the great game camera pictures readers have sent us over the…