The slushy, rainy, snowy slop finally stopped yesterday, and temps got low enough last night to freeze the entire mix into a hard, crusty frosting. Since I figured my fox area would be a sloppy mess, I decided to go look for coyotes. I ran into a friend who had the same plan, and we had a great coyote day.
The skies were finally clear, and we had some great directional morning sun.
This is a good sized coyote who was out in the open field hunting for voles. I was hoping to catch a leap in the air as he hunted – he tensed up a few times, but never did the jump. Maybe the snow was too hard for that kind of hunting. Today, he didn’t mind us getting too close for some shots. I filled up an 8gb card.
Coyote (Canis latrans)
Crown Hill Park
Wheat Ridge, CO
Giottos tripod, Acratech ballhead, Wimberley Sidekick
ISO400, 1/1250sec, f/10, 500mm