Another couple of video opportunities. Daisy and I went down to exchange the SD Card in the videocam. (I find this easier than anything else, bringing it back up to the house to process the photos and videos.) We found a pileated woodpecker whilst gazi…
I switched from photos to video settings, just for fun. Rabbit loped by, I repeated that on slow motion. Then, a couple of hours later, the coyote.
Coyote & rabbit from Jennifer Jilks on Vimeo.
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks :: Wolf & Coyote Identification
Still, hubby heard a wolf in the forest. They tell us that it is a CoyWolf, a species cross between the Western coyote and the Eastern wolf
This is part of our 1-hour walk on the wetland. Daisy and Buster were my buddies.
They are such troopers, barreling through the frozen wetland with me.
They are so funny. Great companions. They simply follow me as I traipse here and there looking for …
This is an amazing show. It was on TV over the holidays. It points out how climate change is changing the oceans, beginning with Hudson Bay. The Inuit depend upon the eider ducks for food and clothing. I sent a donation for the work …
Here we are try #3.You’ll just have to laugh with me! A bitterly cold morning (-25 C.) and they wander like ghosts along the path.
With mentor Justin’s help I’ve been playing around with locations. (Facing north, high-traffic pathway.)
Trailcam 3.0 …
There we were. It was approaching the end of the day. Suddenly, there were 5 bucks all interested in the bird feeder. One took a drink from the bird bath, didn’t quite capture that, but it was funny. As is his way, hubby kept up his wacky commentary. I don’t know where this retired businessman gets his dialogue from! (Maybe it’s the voices in his head!)
"I tell you right now, you don’t want to
Deer & trailcam from Jennifer Jilks on Vimeo.
Here is my first try capturing video. At the end, Sir decided to sniff the camera.
I set up the camera in the backyard. Justin Hoffman, my mentor, wisely suggested I set it up facing north:
Another good tip is to always set up your cam facing north. This will prevent back lighting, and the glare of the sun. Once you play around with it, you’ll
As I watched the recently posted video of Ottawa-area ISIS convert John Maguire, I couldn’t help but wonder about the “root causes” that inspired a seemingly normal Canadian kid to take up arms with the dark side of humanity. To say …