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MIDNIGHT MIGRATION
(photo copyright David C. Olson - all rights reserved)


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This astounding one-of-a-kind photo of barrrenground caribou silhouetted by a veil of aurora borealis was taken by professional photographer David Olson during a autumn wildlife expedition to the northern Canadian mainland Arctic. A fulll moon behind the photographer cast the faint light that exposed the caribou and foreground, and made this photo possible.

During mid-August ever year, caribou lull from their migratory patterns and spread out to graze across the countryside in pairs & small groups to store essential winter fat and gather strength prepartory for the upcoming mating season in mid-October. Northern lights start becoming visible in Nunavik with their ghostly displays in mid-August, once darkness returns to the mainland sub-Arctic tundra.

 

Click here to learn more about the 'Musk-ox, Autumn Colours & Aurora' trip on which David Olson participated

 

Click here to learn more about our special expeditions to see the caribou migration in Nunavik Canada

 

Click here to view a map of the migratory range of the Leaf River Caribou Herd in northern Canada

 

Click here to visit David Olson's photo essay about his trip with us to the Far North

 

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