During my recent wildlife photography trip to Antelope Island State Park in Utah, I had the incredible opportunity to capture a series of photos of a Coyote Catching A Meal. As I drove off the main road, I caught a glimpse of a Coyote in the distance, intently stalking its prey in the brush. I quickly grabbed my camera and began resting it on the bean bag I had draped over the open window of my pickup, hoping to capture a glimpse of this elusive creature in action.
As I watched, the Coyote disappeared behind a nearby bush, leaving me wondering what it was up to. A few moments later, it emerged from the other side with something in its mouth. I strained to see what it was, and to my amazement, I realized that the Coyote had just caught a small animal for its meal.
Coyotes are one of the most adaptable animals in North America and can be found in many different habitats, including deserts, forests, and grasslands. Antelope Island State Park, situated on a large island in the Great Salt Lake, provides an ideal home for these elusive predators.
Observing Coyotes in their natural habitat can be a fascinating and rewarding experience for wildlife photographers. However, it’s important to remember to keep a safe distance and not to interfere with their hunting or feeding activities.
Capturing the moment when a Coyote catches its prey is a true testament to the skill and patience required for wildlife photography. The image I captured of the Coyote Catching A Meal at Antelope Island State Park will forever be a treasured addition to my collection of wildlife photographs.
- Camera: Canon EOS R5
- Lens: RF100-500 mm F4.5-7.1 L IS USM
- Location: Antelope Island State Park (Utah)
- Date and Time Taken: June 4, 2022 (08:26 A. M.)
- Exposure Mode: Manual
- Aperture: f7.1
- Shutter speed: 1/2000
- ISO: 4000 and 3200 (Auto)
- Exposure Compensation: 0.7
- Focal Length: 500 mm