Foraging Coyotes

During my hike back to find the bighorn sheep at Waterton Canyon, a pair of Coyotes were busy foraging along the canyon slope. At first, only one coyote was observed, with a just-caught rodent in his mouth:

Coyote foraging in the snow

Then, a yawn:

Coyote foraging in the snow

Then, the second coyote appeared and off the two went, foraging along the snowy slope:

Coyotes foraging in the snow

Coming up, a few posts of the Bighorn Sheep found in Waterton Canyon.

Photographic Equipment Used:

  • Canon 5D Mark 3 body
  • Canon EF 100mm-400mm, f/4.5-f/5.6 IS lens + Canon 1.4x TC (shot at 560mm)
  • Handheld, with IS “On”
  • ISO 400
  • Aperture f/8
  • Shutter 1/1000 sec. to 1/1250 sec.

 

 

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