BIG Owl on my Trail

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Coyote with Squirrel on Thoroughbred Trail 05/16/24


At least it looks a lot like a ground squirrel, based on the tail.

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This is at 1/120th shutter speed. I'm going to crank it down to 1/250th and see if that improves things.
 

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This is at 1/120th shutter speed. I'm going to crank it down to 1/250th and see if that improves things.
Here's 1/250th. Noticeably less blur in the coyote, at the expense of significant noise in the background. Look at the wood pile and fencepost.

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I'm guessing 1/500th would be unacceptably noisy, but I'll try that tonight, for science,.
 

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Loud Coyote Puppies on Thoroughbred Trail, 05/20/24


I think the smallest of the first group of 3 is a yearling, and not this season's pup, but I'm not 100% certain.

But we've got 5 healthy pups, for sure.
 

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Tail-less Raccon on Thoroughbred Trail, 07/15/24


Two chonky raccoons strolling by. The second one seems to have lost its tail, possibly to a coyote. But it doesn't seem to bother them.
 
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