ISO4000 210mm f/6.3 1/100 sec
Sigma 150-600mm Sport
The sun had barely rose above the horizon and this coyote appeared. It paused briefly and looked a bit bewildered that I stopped. I fired off a few shots, and after a few seconds it disappeared into the trees. It appeared to have a wound of some kind on its neck.
Elk Island National Park, east of Edmonton, Alberta.
The key to a long life in most shorebirds is to regularly look up for aerial predators when feeding on the bare shores of most prairie lakes. This Lesser Yellowlegs (Tringa flavipes) practised this technique perfectly while feeding along the shores of Miquelon Lake southeast of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.