From AJ, who followed experts’ advice:
Coyote sighting (Tuesday) morning at 9:08 am in our backyard at 9800 block of Marine View Drive. Very close to the house. This is our third sighting of what we think is the same coyote. First time in the morning, usually we see him in the evening. Based on info we’ve read on the blog we scared him off by banging on the window. Very beautiful creature; should have taken a picture before we scared him off.
That advice, and more, is in the state Fish and Wildlife Department’s “Coexisting with Coyotes” info.