North Central BC: Sockeye Salmon Return and Cranes Fly South


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Sandhill Cranes in formation. Sandhill Cranes flying south over our house. Wrong side of the sign.
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Picture taking time. 400,000 Sockeye Salmon waiting to spawn. Fish gates from upstream.
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Fish counting boards. Fish gates from downstream. Spawned out fish.
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Dead fish cleaning wheels. Downstream and fishermen. A visitor.
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Coming around the backway. Hey, I want some of the sockeye too. Walking the spawning beds.
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More spawning beds. Eagles in the tree. Seagulls waiting for their fill.
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A sure sign of fall: fresh snow on the mountains.

September 19, 2004 trip to the Gov't of Canada Fulton River spawning channels with Sebastian and Christian.




Last updated: 2/4/12