Coyote Hunting

Discussion in 'Nature Photography' started by Len Backus, Sep 9, 2007.

  1. Len Backus

    Len Backus Administrator Staff Member

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    No, no! This thread is about a coyote hunting for himself, not me hunting the coyote. :) These shots were taken while I was in Rocky Mountain National Park last month. This guy, or girl, was shopping for supper. He was successful, too. I watched him pounce on a small rodent. Tall grass, couldn't get a decent shot of the action.

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  2. Guy M

    Guy M Well-Known Member

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    That's pretty cool Len. Long lens? I don't see a lot of coyotes out hunting in broad daylight, but time to time I'll find one doing so.

    Regards, Guy
     

  3. Len Backus

    Len Backus Administrator Staff Member

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    Guy, this was in a park. I've seen this before where they don't fear man.

    This was a 200-400 lens with a 1.4X converter added.
     
  4. Guy M

    Guy M Well-Known Member

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    Cool. I need to unearth my old 35mm film camera and lenses, or get a new SLR digital and a couple of lenses. This digital photo thing is a lot of fun.

    Managed to sneak up pretty close on a daytime coyote that was hunting along a mountain stream earlier this summer, while I was riding my mountain bike. I just coasted down the hill on a nearby dirt road, made almost no noise on the soft dirt surface. He didn't spook until I braked to a stop and he finally figured out what I was...
     
  5. tkhiebs

    tkhiebs New Member

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    they look better with a hole in him.