Fall has finally come to the Kronotsky Nature Reserve. Animals enjoy the abundance of food and prepare themselves for long and severe winter.
Usual for the Kronotsky Nature Reserve pictures.
One of Villain’s children patrols the bank of the lake.
The abundance of easily accessible food made the bears’ bellies look like the beer ones.
One of the bears often comes close to the house of the workers of the nature reserve. It seems that growing there crowberry is more to its taste than anywhere else (even though it’s scattered all over across the tundra in an incredible amount). In some places there are so many crowberries that it’s impossible to walk without stepping on them.
Is it the volcanic ash of Kizimen that affected so positively the harvest?
The spawning of sockeye salmon in the waters of the Kurile Lake is one of the most spectacular pictures on Kamchatka.