Tag Archives: Canis latrans

Mouse on the Menu

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It was barely dawn when I noticed a coyote (Canis latrans) hunting in the pasture outside our bedroom window (Modoc County CA). Leonard and I watched Mr. Coyote for about 45 minutes as he stalked meadow mice near the house. … Continue reading

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Reading the Snow

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Snow and frigid temperatures have inundated Big Valley CA, our home, recently. Leonard and I enjoy “reading the snow” to determine which animals wander through our pastures and the wildlife area on our property. We found the tracks of four … Continue reading

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Den Inspection

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There are several coyote dens on our ranch in Modoc County CA. Each spring (April) at least one pair of coyotes has a litter in the dens, moving between the holes with their pups as a safety measure. The recent … Continue reading

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Wandering Coyote

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Some of my favorite night sounds are the songs of the coyotes (Canis latrans). Leonard and I love coming across a coyote on our walks or watching them wander around our pastures and yard. They are common enough that I … Continue reading

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Hunting Coyote

Currently in our corner of Northeasten California it is deer and waterfowl hunting season – a lot of people walking around with guns. Thus Leonard and I were surprised to see this coyote (Canis latrans) standing in an open field … Continue reading

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Coyotl

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Continuing with the photogenic coyote from the last two days. . . Once the coyote (Canis latrans) reached the rocks and junipers near me, he stopped and waited while I continued to photograph him. He then walked ahead and waited … Continue reading

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Walking on Water

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When the coyote in yesterday’s post realized I was watching him, he did not appear particularly concerned. He slowly ambled¬†toward a¬†drainage ditch separating us and walked out onto the frozen water. The coyote then stopped and stood for several minutes. … Continue reading

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