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2-day Bobcat Safaris
   Nov 26-27, Dec 4-5, 13-14, 17-18, 26-27, Jan 17-18, Feb 5-6, Mar 4-5     $500  ($400)

In 2012 I encountered 80 bobcats, in 2013 it was 94 bobcats - and in 2014 it was 152, each year getting better than the last.  Come and join me on this unique wildlife adventure.  You do need a lens at least 200mm in length, either a zoom or telephoto, and a tripod.  This is a classic wildlife chase safari.  It seems that on these safaris I see coyotes, wild pigs, wild turkeys, badgers, and numerous raptors and songbirds. There are no guarantees (95% success), but a high probability of success in capturing this most elusive of California's feline wildlife. The 2 Day safaris should provide multiple opportunities to photograph the bobcats.


We meet at 7am (which can vary by the time of the year) at the Harris Ranch Intersection Chevron - at Highway 198 and Interstate 5.  Unless you live within an hour or two I would advise getting a hotel room there the night before, there is a Best Western, Travelodge, and Motel 6, as well as the more expensive Harris Ranch Motel.  We do split gas, which amounts to $20/each per day.  We spend the night in Hollister, returning to Harris Ranch the late afternoon the following day.  We normally leave the vehicle at the hotel you stayed at.

Image Albums

Here is a link to my Bobcat Video: 

Bobcat in Oak

Male Bobcat

Bobcat Kitten

Female Bobcat

Female Bobcat

Hunting Male Bobcat

Hiding Bobcat

Female Bobcat

Male Bobcat

Slinking Male Bobcat

Male Bobcat with Squirrel

Mousing Male Bobcat

Bobcat with a Quail

Unhappy Female Bobcat

Female Bobcat

Bobcat Descending Oak

Bobcat near California Buckwheat

Male Bobcat Scent Marking

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