Oh, deer!

Posted: November 6, 2017 in Animals
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Moose aren’t the only four-legged animals I saw near the cabin this summer.  There was a group of bucks hanging around together. One day I looked out the kitchen window and there they were, all five of them!  Thankfully I had my Nikon, as the phone would only focus on the screens in the window.  Besides these guys already were leery and could see me even inside.  If I’d tried to open the door, all I would have caught would have been deer hindquarters bounding away and boy, do they bound!

copyright janet m. webb

copyright janet m. webb

  1. dweezer19 says:

    Marvelous. And a bit svary too.

  2. Allan G. Smorra says:


  3. Dan Antion says:

    Good that you had that camera handy – great photos.

  4. Su Leslie says:

    I love the idea of looking out the kitchen window and seeing these beautiful animals. Great shots!

    • It was an exciting moment, Su, even more so as I hurried (slowly) to get my camera to get their portraits. They’re so wary that I was afraid they’d see me move and be gone by the time I got back. But they stayed for some time.


      • Su Leslie says:

        You did much better than me trying to capture a shot of some Tui (NZ parsonbird) that were feasting on kowhai flowers in our garden. Over the few weeks the kowhai was blossoming, I didn’t manage to get a single good shot 🙂

  5. de Wets Wild says:

    Such handsome visitors!

  6. You lucky, lucky woman the Bachelors came calling! 🙂 They’re beautiful! What wonderful foresight you had to have your camera at the ready.

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