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Photos from the Field Population status and foraging ecology of Coyotes in New York State

Video from the Field

  • Coyote in field

  • Coyote fitted for collar

    Coyote fitted with GPS collar.

  • Coyote with students

    Robin Holevinski, ESF graduate student (center), and field crew radio-collaring a captured coyote in Steuben County.

  • Snowy coyote with collar

    Coyote wearing VHF collar.

  • Dog searching for scats

    Keen-nosed dogs like Mara (shown with handler CJ Hazell) help to find coyote scats, used for diet and DNA analysis.

  • Puncture wounds from coyote

    Data such as internal hemorrhaging and evidence of puncture wounds, like those shown above, help determine whether deer have been killed by coyotes rather than scavenged.

  • Tracing GPS collar

    Back-tracking GPS collared coyotes to document their behavior and find deer kills in Steuben County.

  • Studetn downloading GPS data

    Christina Boser, ESF graduate student, downloading data from GPS collars worn by coyotes in Otsego County.

  • Coyote fitted with collar

    Coyote fitted with GPS collar prior to release in Otsego County.

  • Coyote with students

    Robin Holevinski, ESF graduate student (center), and field crew radio-collaring a captured coyote in Steuben County.

  • Coyote with collar

    Coyote wearing VHF collar in Steuben County.