West Seattle wildlife: Coyote in the snow

February 24, 2011 at 3:20 pm | In Coyotes, West Seattle news, Wildlife | 21 Comments

As another snow shower moves through the area (weather/commute updates coming up) – we have the most detailed coyote photos we ever recall receiving for WSB. Karen photographed this coyote at West Seattle Golf Course this morning.

21 Comments

  1. Absolutely beautiful.

    Comment by Kate — 3:27 pm February 24, 2011 #

  2. Beautiful creature, thanks so much for posting!

    Comment by Trileigh — 3:30 pm February 24, 2011 #

  3. Great photos. Keep your kitties inside, or coyotes will eat them.

    Comment by I. Ponder — 3:50 pm February 24, 2011 #

  4. Hes in the Alaska junction right now.

    Comment by Alki resident — 3:52 pm February 24, 2011 #

  5. That’s pretty amazing when you can count the whiskers on this wild animal. She’s a beauty. Thank you for sharing your “Kodak” moment.

    Comment by Vanessa — 4:15 pm February 24, 2011 #

  6. Just gorgeous pictures. Thanks for posting. Amazing that this creature lives only a few blocks away! That does explain some of the missing kitties in our neighborhood.

    Comment by juniebug — 4:21 pm February 24, 2011 #

  7. WOW! great photos! how can I get copies of those?

    We have had so many coyotes in the yard lately- howling day and night.
    I see them at all hours. Would you be willing to send me copies of those?

    One was running down the street here today around 2 in the afternoon. Beautiful!

    Our yard was covered in coyote tracks today-easy to see of course- due to the snow.

    Thank you for sharing!

    Comment by Vera — 4:27 pm February 24, 2011 #

  8. I hear he/she has been chomping on pets. Indeed a beautiful but hungry creature.

    Comment by John Morovich — 4:34 pm February 24, 2011 #

  9. Very pretty! Thank you so much for sharing!

    Comment by April — 4:47 pm February 24, 2011 #

  10. Hey Vera, Just right click on the picture and save

    Comment by Paul — 4:55 pm February 24, 2011 #

  11. That’s sooo exciting. Its nice to know that nature is not too far from us. Love it.

    Comment by Desiree — 5:16 pm February 24, 2011 #

  12. Great photo! I can see the resemblance to Wile E. Coyote. Can you!

    Comment by Genesee Hill — 6:04 pm February 24, 2011 #

  13. Wow amazing shot!!

    Comment by wscoyote — 6:40 pm February 24, 2011 #

  14. absolutely gorgeous!!! He/She is beautiful.

    Comment by S — 7:03 pm February 24, 2011 #

  15. I really would be helpful if people would indicate a location that they have spotted, seen, tracks, eaten pets, etc. Saw tracks all over the snow today, down in shorewood, could not figure out if they were fox or wiley.

    Comment by Greg — 7:07 pm February 24, 2011 #

  16. beautiful photograph, great shot!

    Comment by trueimage — 5:01 am February 25, 2011 #

  17. Thanks to the person who flagged a comment above. If you are only using a photo personally – a screensaver perhaps – right clicking to save is OK, but it is NOT ok to republish, even if just to your own website or Facebook page. Everything on WSB is copyrighted (and the presumption on any website is the same, unless you have a notation such as a Creative Commons license for anyone to use your material). Just wanted to mention that. And also of note, when we are asked by other publishers about the availability of a photo, while we speak for anything that either of us co-publishers have shot, we always ask permission from anyone else – be it a paid freelancer or a WSB’er who sent in a photo – we do not assume we have all rights to photos we publish.
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    PS – Re: Shorewood, I did receive a Shorewood-area coyote report the other day. – TR

    Comment by WSB — 7:34 am February 25, 2011 #

  18. Coyotes ate one of my goats a couple winters ago, 50 lbs of goat, they will eat more than pets if hungrey in the winter..pretty pic, still ‘trust in allah, but tie your camel”

    Comment by Lisa Cassino — 9:10 am February 25, 2011 #

  19. Beautiful pictures!! Such gorgeous creatures. Thanks for sharing :-)

    Comment by MailBoss — 10:00 am February 25, 2011 #

  20. *clicks the like button*

    Comment by pigeonmom — 12:14 pm February 25, 2011 #

  21. im goin’ bowhunting

    Comment by coyotekiller29 — 12:33 pm February 25, 2011 #

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