Is using a .223 ar-15 a decent rifle for coyote hunting?

I have a .223 Eagle arms ar-15 that I've modified with a 16 inch barrel, telescopic stock, and fairly good scope. As far as coyote hunting goes, would this be a good rifle to use? I do have the capability of using .22s with the ar-15 since I have a converter but I'm not sure if that's enough firepower.... show more I have a .223 Eagle arms ar-15 that I've modified with a 16 inch barrel, telescopic stock, and fairly good scope. As far as coyote hunting goes, would this be a good rifle to use? I do have the capability of using .22s with the ar-15 since I have a converter but I'm not sure if that's enough firepower. I also have an 8mm m48 mauser but I'm pretty certain that would just blow a coyote in half (not quite what I wanted). I'm not interested in purchasing a new rifle, I just wanted to know if a .223 would be sufficient. Thanks
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