Wildlife – Mammals

Close black bear portrait, Dead Island, Georgian Bay

High Alert

A black bear gazes curiously into the camera on Dead Island, before scampering off into the forest.

Large black bear, Churchill Islands, Georgian Bay

Big Bruiser

A large black bear pauses momentarily while foraging for berries in the underbrush of the Churchill Islands.

Bear cub shaking off water, Bustard Islands, Georgian Bay

Shake Yer Booty

A bear cub shakes water off after a swim on the Bustard Islands, close to the Bustard Rocks lighthouse.


Swimming Mink, Philip Edward Island, Georgian Bay

Surface Disturbance

A mink swims by at twilight on the south shore of Philip Edward Island.

Mink skull, Sans Souci, Georgian Bay

Nightmare on Mink St.

A perfectly preserved mink skull reveals its details in the Sans Souci area of Georgian Bay.

Mink with crayfish, West Fox Islands, Georgian Bay

Crayfish Delight

A mink pauses briefly with a crayfish, before consuming everything but the claws on the West Fox Islands.


River otter, Beausoleil Island, Georgian Bay

Otter Check

A river otter, freshly sated from a breakfast of raw Chimney Bay crayfish, surfaces in the early morning light of Beausoleil Island. 5×7″ Print 8×12″ Print 12×18″ Print 16×24″ Print

Standing groundhog, Byng Inlet, Georgian Bay

Little Britt Willy

Wiarton Willy gets a run for his money as a wild groundhog surveys the rough landscape around Byng Inlet’s McNab Rocks. 5×7″ Print 8×12″ Print 12×18″ Print 16×24″ Print

Deer and two fauns, Big McCoy Island, Georgian Bay

A McCoy Mother

A deer guards her two fauns (just visible behind her) on Big McCoy Island. Even with ‘Big’ in the name, who knew that Big McCoy was large enough to support a deer population, however small? This image is NFS (not for sale), it’s provided for conservation purposes only.


Beaver Skull, Churchill Islands, Georgian Bay

Voyageur Nightmare

A beaver skull sits perfectly reflected in a small pool of water in the Churchill Islands, just south of the mouth of the Key River. 5×7″ Print 8×12″ Print   12×18″ Print   16×24″ Print  

Beaver, Snug Harbour, Toronto Islands. Photo by Sean Tamblyn.

Almighty Branch

A beaver rises out of the water, reaching for branches lying close to the surface . 5×7″ Print

Mink, Point au Baril, Georgian Bay. Photo by Sean Tamblyn.

Offshore Mink III

A curious mink peers around a rock, offshore from Point au Baril. 5×7″ Print 8×12″ Print 12×18″ Print


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