Tag Archives: Canis latrans

Shared Habitat

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In our area the chief food of coyotes is lagomorphs (hares, rabbits), small rodents (ground squirrels, gophers, kangaroo rats, meadow mice and voles) insects, nuts, berries and fruit. However,  coyotes (Canis latrans) are very adaptable and will eat whatever is … Continue reading

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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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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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