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Hungry White-tailed Deer

White-tailed Deer
White-tailed Deer

Over the winter the White-tailed Deer have been feeding on seeds, pine needles and other leafy buds that they have encountered. Now that the snow is slowly melting, we are finding the deer more visible and spending a great deal to time feeding on the grasses that are being exposed again. I have noticed over the past few days they have allowed me the opportunity approach closer than I can normally get without spooking them. I figured these pictures of these deer eating would be perfect for a night that I am out enjoying the most perfect Friday Night Dinner!

White-tailed Deer - butt
White-tailed Deer (butt)

White-tailed Deer

White-tailed Deer

White-tailed Deer


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16 responses

  1. Sarah

    Yeah to Friday night dinners!

    27 February 2009 at 7:43 pm

  2. Love that deer butt! Really–I like the markings on the tail!

    27 February 2009 at 7:43 pm

  3. lvn600

    Have you ever touched a deer in the wild? I did once when I came upon one laying in a field,It popped up right in front of me.

    27 February 2009 at 7:52 pm

  4. Such pretty deer butts! Enjoy your dinner.

    27 February 2009 at 8:17 pm

  5. That really is a remarkable tail! Very pretty!

    27 February 2009 at 9:26 pm

  6. Nice pictures Mon@rch. It’s so fun to see them up close like that, isn’t it?

    27 February 2009 at 9:32 pm

  7. Deer always look so poised and graceful, even eating. Really nice photos. I love the one with the ears perked totally forward.

    28 February 2009 at 12:21 am

  8. Mel

    I just looooooove that second pic!! :)

    28 February 2009 at 1:10 am

  9. There’s something so calming in viewing wildlife, even through someone else’s eyes. What nice photos.

    28 February 2009 at 5:54 am

  10. Sweeeet!

    28 February 2009 at 9:08 am

  11. Lovely deer pictures. Good thing for them that this is not hunting season, but they are likely protected in the park at all times.

    28 February 2009 at 10:38 am

  12. Marg

    they are lovely

    as are Friday nights :)

    28 February 2009 at 11:33 am

  13. Nice to see the deer having dinner and knowing that you had a good one as well!

    28 February 2009 at 11:37 am

  14. me ann my camera

    I love deer. Great photos.

    28 February 2009 at 12:25 pm

  15. Patty

    Hi Tom!
    I love the deer pictures and the 2nd one look is like she has shoes on lol. Friday night dinners are
    most perfect!

    28 February 2009 at 2:12 pm

  16. Lisa at Greenbow

    Great photos of the deer Mon@rch. I have never been close enough to get decent pictures of them. I love to see them leaping away with those white flags flying.

    1 March 2009 at 11:18 am

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