While exploring a section of the Mt. Tam Watershed, I found a nice location, but due to large width of tree trunks and with other possibilities being to obvious for hikers to mess with, the bird's eye seemed to be the best option.
Plus I like climbing trees.
gray fox, as always
would be thief
Thankfully, they could not further mess with the camera and it was still present and working when I arrived to collect the data.
Weeks later, while in Oakland's Knowland Park, the view must have stuck in my mind, for I had a chaparral cam up far higher than the usual on-the-ground action.
it's a... gray fox
brush rabbit munching on monkey-flower
brush rabbit in glorious color
The angle certainly can provide an interesting viewpoint and occasionally insights into behavior or identification for markings, but it can't be recommended for frequent use. Ideal situations for deployment is something I will be exploring in future sets.