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Churchill

  • Winnipeg!
    Churchill, the polar bear capital of the world, is on Hudson Bay, some 36 hours mostly north of Winnipeg by train. see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Churchill_manitoba

wildlife

  • from the train to Churchill
    bald eagle, caribou
  • Day 1 (tundra buggy)
    6 arctic hare, several ptarmigan, lemming, snow bunting, 6 polar bears, ducks (mergansers)
  • Day 2 (on the way to town)
    2 polar bears (sow & cub), red fox, ravens
  • Day 3 (tundra buggy)
    13 polar bears, more arctic hare, more ptarmigan
  • helicopter
    14 (!) polar bears, several moose
  • from the train to Winnipeg
    several large herds of caribou, polar bear kill