This is a live camera feed of Brooks Falls at Katmai National Park, in Alaska.
The salmon run started in early July with thousands of fish swimming to their spawning grounds.
There is not as many now but you can still see quite a few leaping up the falls.
But that's not the cool part.
What is fascinating is from dawn until dusk you can watch large brown bears (grizzlies) walking through the water and catching fish.
Usually there is two or more bears running around.
The rangers do a good job of panning the camera to see all the action.
Especially as the bears wander down stream towards fisherman.
They have some other cameras up there but this is the best one.
I read you can only get there by seaplane and there is over 2000+ bears there.
I watch this all day as much as I can.
So check it out.
There are five or so species of salmon that run throughout the summer. Forget which one is running now. Reds, I think.
When the fish are running strong, grizzles just rip open the innards of female fish and eat the roe. Seagulls flock all around picking at the rest.
Really a sight to see! Especially when you are standing across the river with a fishing pole in your hand!
Katmai is a bit out of the way so thanks for the link!
That is pretty awesome, thanks for sharing.
As I watch it right now, 2 brown bears are munching on a couple of fish. I think I will have to keep this up in the background while I work. I love
the sound of the river.
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