Magical Coyotes & Other Wildlife Captured on Trail Cam

coyote
Image in the public domain.

Within the woods is where the magic happens! That’s especially true when you capture a coyote on the trail camera. I compiled some recent trail cam videos of coyotes along with bears, ravens and deer. I hope you enjoy.

coyote
Coyote of Mexico by Charles Hamilton Smith More. Original in the public domain.

“Coyotes have the gift of seldom being seen; they keep to the edge of vision and beyond, loping in and out of cover on the plains and in highlands. —N. Scott Momday

So, what’s so special about the coyote? What makes them so magical?

 Here are three great reasons that make a coyote special.


First, coyotes are efficient hunters because of their sharp senses. They use mostly their sense of hearing and sense of smell to capture their prey. Whenever prey is not available, they will eat large quantities of berries and fruits.

coyote in the field
Coyote in Field. Image in the public domain.

Second, coyotes are extremely fast and can run as fast as 64 km (40 miles) per hour.

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Curious coyote. Original in the public domain.

Third, coyotes are nocturnal and have nightly serenades of yaps and howls. Plus, their howls are a code for other coyotes. Coyotes have a pecking order (Alpha, beta, etc). Their howls let each coyote know who is in charge! You can read more on Decoding Coyotes Yips, Barks, and Howls.

coyote
Image in the public domain.

Wishing you a magical day!  Enjoy the trail cam video.

Debra Roinestad blogger

Debra Roinestad

(c) Debra Roinestad, The Comfy Cabin, 2023
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Spring Wildlife on Trail Cam

Photo by Pete Nuij

Hey Everyone! 

April is an exciting time to see wildlife in the woods. All the animals are active this month. Black bears are emerging from their dens and showing up around the neighborhood. I spotted a black bear and her cubs a few miles from my home and captured a short video. 

Read more about the black bears here

Plus, the coyotes are roaming around at night, and the raccoons are busy socailizing and searching for food.

As always, enjoy the trail cam videos!

Warm Wishes,

Debra Roinestad

Coyote On Trail Cam At Night

Coyote: Trail Cam (c) The Comfy Cabin, 2022
Image in the public domain, courtesy of WWF (World Wildlife Fund for Nature Inc.)

Hello Friends, 

Our trail cam captured footage of this coyote searching for food at night and exploring the back of the woods. Coyotes first appeared in South Carolina 30 years ago and continue to expand in numbers. In Autumn young pups leave their mother and search for food and territory. Coyotes prey on small animals such as rodents and rabbits. Their diet usually consists of small insects, berries, and fruit. Read more about coyotes here. And here.

Enjoy the trail cam videos!

Warm Wishes

Debra & Kurt

Coyote Trail Camera Videos (One Cool Coyote)

Coyote: Trail Camera, (c) The Comfy Cabin, 2022

Hey Everyone,

Here are videos of a cool coyote that showed up at the back of our cabin. This guy is fearless and hunting for prey. Coyotes don’t hibernate and remain active in the winter and throughout the year! To read more about coyotes visit Wildlife Boss.

Enjoy the videos!!

Debra & Kurt

All Trail Camera Videos (c) The Comfy Cabin, 2022

All Trail Camera Videos (c) The Comfy Cabin, 2022

All Trail Camera Videos (c) The Comfy Cabin, 2022

All Trail Camera Videos (c) The Comfy Cabin, 2022
One Cool Coyote, art by Debra Roinestad (c) The Comfy Cabin, 2022

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“Except for feather, fur, size, beak, teeth—well, almost everything important—there are similarities between these two very disparate critters.” —Jane Kessler

Trail Camera, (c) The Comfy Cabin, 2022

Here are trail camera videos of the coyote and raven.

Enjoy friends!

Debra & Kurt

Coyote: Trail Camera, (c) The Comfy Cabin, 2022
Coyote, Artist: Unknown (Illustration Free Public Domain)
Raven: Trail Camera, (c) The Comfy Cabin, 2022
Raven from Birds of America (1827) by John James Audubon, etched by William Home Lizars. Original from University of Pittsburg.

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Trail Camera- Coyote with a Paper Plate

This one is my favorites. I had mentioned in a previous post how much I adore the coyotes I hear at night. See post here.

Well, I guess it’s lunchtime!

A coyote’s keen senses help them survive. With eyes that can spot the smallest movement, ears that can hear the faintest rustle, and legs designed for racing.
—Diane Swanson