April 15, 2017

Slow Times at the Trail Cam

For a few months I neglected the trail camera. Finally I checked the memory card and did not see anything very exciting. Most of the images just showed the tree or weather conditions. The shutter is triggered by movement, including wind.

There were a handful of pictures of me feeding the birds or walking the dog and a fair number of pictures of the geese that visit our yard every day.

There were a few pictures of cats that wandered through the yard. Well, that black one sometimes watches for birds. I've observed him doing that but I haven't seen him catch one.

So far we haven't had evidence of a bear coming through. But today I heard from a neighbor down the street who recently got pictures of a large bear in his yard at 4:30 in the morning.

We had pictures of squirrels and birds too, but not very good ones since the resolution is pretty low. This final shot is the only bird picture that looked interesting. I can't tell what kind of birds these are but they seem to be in a hurry!
Sharing with Saturday's Critters


  1. I set up my trail cam this weekend when we were away - I thought I may get wombats - I got nothing! Oh well!!

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

  2. Hello, the trail cam is cool. Neat capture of the birds flying thru. I like the pretty geese. Wishing you and your family a blessed Easter. Thank you for linking up and sharing your post. Happy Sunday. enjoy your day and the new week ahead!

  3. A trail cam just has to be so much fun...surprises every time you look at it....

  4. I enjoy watching the traffic around me on our cam

  5. Oh this fascinates me! We live on a wetlands and with wildlife. But I haven't seen a coyote yet :)

  6. We have a couple of trail cams and I always enjoy looking at their images. Never know what you might find!

  7. I do like your second image ...

    All the best Jan

  8. It's fun to see what your camera catches there when no one else is around.


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