Canis latrans

Hawk takes flight from the black branch of a dead Live Oak.

Coyote takes note.

The deer, two does and a young buck, are indifferent to the lone coyote.

It’s rutting season.

Coyote breaks into a near silent trot along a well-worn trail in the tall blond lifeless grass.  He is a little under-weight.  His front right paw was infected from a fox tail for almost a month.  The pain and inflammation have finally subsided and he feels like running.

Hawk sees rabbits on a far hillside.

The luxury of indifference is not an option for rodents on the ground.

Coyote triangulates the coordinates necessary to locate the nearest rabbit.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this:
search previous next tag category expand menu location phone mail time cart zoom edit close