#1 Bosque del Apache, New Mexico is my number one wildlife hotspot. 18 miles south of Socorro, New Mexico. More than 300 species of birds migrate to the Bosque each year.
#2 Grand Teton National Park near Jackson, WY is home to bears, buffalo, pronghorn sheep, moose, birds and more. Watch out for overbearing park rangers though.
#3 Northwest Trek Eatonville, Washington is a great place to photograph deer, elk, moose, bear and a number of other birds and animals native to the northwest.
#4 The Alligator Farm St Augustine, FL is an amazing place that offers bird photographers a chance to photograph birds in breeding plumage from as close as four feet.
#6 Yellowstone National Park: Avoid in the summer too crowded.
#7 Baxter State Park Maine
#8 Denali National Park – autumn. caribou, moose, bears.
#9 Piedras Blancas Beach – Near San Simeon, CA best place for elephant seals in the USA January is the best time to go.