Coyote hunting in Milwaukee County Wisconsin on November 25, 2015

On a birding run, I ran into a beautiful Coyote hunting in a field down near Milwaukee’s lakefront. I watched it for awhile and took a few pictures. I was a distance away so it continued to hunt after I saw it and on one occasion it captured and ate a mole. It saw me after a few minutes and started to walk away. A fun little event as birding was slow today. Images were taken on November 25, 2015.

Coyote

Coyote

Coyote

Scientific name: Canis latrans

Type: Mammal

Average life span in the wild: 10 to 14 years, in captivity up to 20 years.

Size: Head and rump 32″-37″ long, tails typically are 16″ long.

Weight: Males 18-44 lbs, Females 15-40 lbs.

Coyote hunting

Coyote hunting

The jump!

The jump!

Coyote, he missed!

Coyote, he missed!

Coyote hunting

Coyote hunting

Coyote hunting

Coyote hunting

Coyote hunting

The jump!

Coyote hunting, missed

Coyote hunting, missed

Coyote hunting

Coyote hunting

The jump!

The jump!

Coyote catching the vole

Coyote catching the mole

Coyote catching the vole

Coyote catching the mole

Coyote eating the vole

Coyote eating the vole

Coyote eating the vole

Coyote eating the mole

Coyote eating the vole

Coyote eating the mole

Coyote is finished with the vole

Coyote is finished with the mole

Coyote heads out

Coyote heads out that area, but I watched it and it starts to hunt an area just father away

Coyote

Coyote heading out of area, one last look back!

Coyote at the Wisconsin Coast Guard Impoundment in Milwaukee Wisconsin on November 8th & 12th 2014

While birding the Milwaukee lakefront I came across a Coyote twice in a week at the Wisconsin Coast Guard Impoundment area. It was not the most birdie of a mornings, but these sightings made for a few fun moments. It just roamed around both times through the grass areas hoping to kick up a rodent of some sort. Images were taken on the 8th and the 12th of November 2014.

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Coyote

Scientific name: Canis latrans

Type: Mammal

Average life span in the wild: 10 to 14 years, in captivity up to 20 years.

Size: Head and rump 32″-37″ long, tails typically are 16″ long.

Weight: Males 18-44 lbs, Females 15-40 lbs.

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