Winter Wildlife at the Maine Wildlife Park Photos

Photos by: David Tunick

Bobcat

Our curious bobcat.

A coyote enjoying the sunshine

A coyote enjoying the sunshine.

a fox on the hunt

A fox on the hunt.

A wandering moose

A wandering moose.

A cautious coyote

A cautious coyote.

Larry the Eagle

Larry the Eagle.

The Following Photos by: Deb Plengey

The Barred owls are housed indoors for the winter.

The barred owls are housed indoors for the winter.

Our raccoon enjoys a sunny day at the park.

Our raccoon enjoys a sunny day at the park.

The two coyotes have snug dens lined with straw.

The two coyotes have snug dens lined with straw.

The deer "yard up" for the winter.

The deer "yard up" for the winter.

The deer pack down trails through the deep snow.

The deer pack down trails through the deep snow.

The duck pond is spring fed, so it stays open all year round.

The duck pond is spring fed, so it stays open all year round.

Lawrence, the bald eagle at age 2 1/2. He is now going on 5, with the full white head of and adult eagle.

Lawrence, the bald eagle at age 2 1/2. He is now going on 5, with the full white head of and adult eagle.

This is the summer entrance to the park; in winter the "back road" is used to save on extensive snow plowing.

This is the summer entrance to the park; in winter the "back road" is used to save on extensive snow plowing.

George, the bull moose, keeps his anters though January.

George, the bull moose, keeps his antlers though January.

The Friends' greenhouse, where they grow all those beautiful flowers, is buried in snow.

The Friends' greenhouse, where they grow all those beautiful flowers, is buried in snow.

The moose prefer the colder weather.

The moose prefer the colder weather.

The moose have a snack.

The moose have a snack.

Our enormous white oak is decorated in snow.

The moose family has a snack.

The park outhouses are buried in snow.

The park outhouses are buried in snow.

Peacocks are birds of temperate climates, and do not mind snow and cold.

Peacocks are birds of temperate climates, and do not mind snow and cold.

The tall pines of the picnic grove in the snow.

The tall pines of the picnic grove in the snow.

The red tailed hawks are housed in unheated barns for the winter.

The red tailed hawks are housed in unheated barns for the winter.

This deer certainly doesn't mind the snow.

This deer certainly doesn't mind the snow.

The red squirrel, a "wild" resident of the park helps himself to some crabapples.

The red squirrel, a "wild" resident of the park helps himself to some crabapples.

Wildlife Park sign in the snow bank.

the gray fox's winter quarters are packed with straw for warmth.

The gray fox's winter quarters are packed with straw for warmth.

Many of the turtles hibernate right in the ponds over the winter.

Many of the turtles hibernate right in the ponds over the winter.

The visitor center in the snow.

The visitor center in the snow.

Another view of the old white oak by the bird exhibits.

Another view of the old white oak by the bird exhibits.

An alert coyote

An alert coyote.

A browsing moose

A browsing moose.

A close-up of Lawrence the eagle

A close-up of Lawrence the eagle.

An emerging fox

An emerging fox.

Lawrence the eagle

Lawrence the eagle.

A napping buck

A napping buck.

One antler moose

One antlered moose (one dropped).

One drop moose

One drop moose.

A panting coyote

A panting coyote.

A peeking fox

A peeking fox.

Startled deer

Startled deer.

Traveling deer

Traveling deer.

Two Tom turkeys

Two tom turkeys.

A winter buck

A winter buck.

A young moose

A young moose.