Dall Sheep & Bald Eagles Photo Tour (Yukon & Alaska)

Dall Sheep & Bald Eagles Photo Tour (Yukon & Alaska)

Head to the Yukon and Alaska in November time to photograph bighorn sheep and bald eagles on this winter photography tour.

Bighorn sheep are one of the best-adapted animals when it comes to cold temperatures and high altitudes. Also known as Dall sheep, they leave the summer pastures and move down to the sunnier, but windier, slopes to avoid the snow banks.

On this photography tour, you will be able to approach and photograph the Dall sheep in their pure white coats in the Klaune National Park. This is also the beginning of the mating season, which is an ideal time for wildlife photography as the bighorn sheep are focused on mating and are less likely to be spooked.

We will also head to the Chilkat River, north of Haines, where a late run of chum and coho salmon attracts birds looking for food in the winter. The warm groundwater springs prevent the river from freezing, and bald eagles gather in their thousands at this location.

Your Tour Guides

Guiding the tour are Nicolas Dory and Hugues Deglaire, both professional photographers and guides based in Canada. The group can thus be separated into two smaller groups to optimize conditions for approaching the animals.

Key Information

  • Price $2650
  • Duration 6+ days
  • Group Size 5+

Highlights

  • Photograph pure white bighorn sheep during mating season
  • See several thousand bald eagles fishing from the Chilkat River
  • Capture wintery scenery on camera
  • Spend your nights photographing the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) dancing across the sky

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