Monday, December 3, 2012

12/3/12 New Month & New Herd Pattern

As I predicted a while back, a decent herd has arrived in the south end. The herd that has been in the Ponca fields has gone south to the mid-valley area, and it remains to be seen if they will head further south. For now, the all bull herd is not visible.

This week marks the end of deer season. I am pretty sure the deer hunters kept the elk pushed forward a bit.

I was pleased to see at least 3 cars watching the elk this morning. Good elk viewing will continue until after the the holidays. It seems like the message is getting out great elk viewing continues until around April 1.

Keep your eyes out for bald eagles. There are not a lot of them in Boxley Valley, but we are in eagle season now. Usually the best place to see them is around the mill pond. It is hard to predict when you might see them. Look for bright white patches in the trees.

Today's map is below:

December 3 2012 Elk Herd Locations

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