|Fox Den Camera Updates
4/6/2019: Welcome to the 2019 red fox den camera. This is
our second season and the camera is placed on the old den from
last year. We have located the new den site this year but we
have not seen any kits yet. We have a trail camera placed in
front of the den and are monitoring fox going in/out of the den
at night. We continue to see fox going into the den with large
prey at night. We assume the vixen is in the den with kits at this
time. We hope to see the kits emerge from the den soon.
The camera is streaming from a farm location in south western
Pennsylvania. The den site is at the edge of a field which has
been used by red fox in previous years. We are running 500' of
power from a house to the den site and picking up WiFi from 1/4
mile from another house. We want to personally thank the Regalla
and Wingard families for providing power and Internet for the
Red Fox Information
Red Foxes mate in the winter and the female fox gives birth to a litter
of 2-12 “kits” in the spring. The kits are dark gray in color at the
time of birth, but grow a new coat within a month. Both the male and
female fox cares for the kits until they are ready to leave in the fall.
Foxes are omnivores who hunt mainly small rodents, birds and rabbits.
However, they will occasionally eat vegetables, fruit, mice, and fish.