Animals


A goose chick wakes up from it's sleep, amongst many other chicks
A goose chick wakes up from it’s sleep, amongst many other chicks

A goose chick opens it’s eye


Surrounded by possibly it’s siblings, this goose chick opens it’s eye and looks at the camera. It was taken from a distance using my telephoto lens.

A male deer stances at the camera.
A male deer stances at the camera.
A goose looks ahead.
A goose looks ahead.
A bee sits on a purple flower.
A bee sits on a purple flower.
Two bees fight over a sunflower.
Two bees fight over a sunflower.
A monarch butterfly perches on a purple flower.
A monarch butterfly perches on a purple flower.
A doe struts along and grins at the camera
A doe struts along and grins at the camera
A deer with small antlers looks at a girl who is on her mother's shoulders.
A deer with small antlers looks at a girl who is on her mother’s shoulders.
A male deer looks at two humans in the background, who appear to be interacting with the deer.
A male deer looks at two humans in the background, who appear to be interacting with the deer.
A male deer looks into the distance on the right of the image whilst a person walks by on the left.
A male deer looks into the distance on the right of the image whilst a person walks by on the left.
A doe is chewing some grass (not visible) whilst looking at the camera with suspicion.
A doe is chewing some grass (not visible) whilst looking at the camera with suspicion.
A doe looks into the distance, with a red tone in the background.
A doe looks into the distance, with a red tone in the background.
A doe eats some grass, surrounded by trees.
A doe eats some grass, surrounded by trees.
A male deer with medium-sized antlers containing parts of a fern plant looks ahead.
A male deer with medium-sized antlers containing parts of a fern plant looks ahead.
A male deer's head fills the left of the frame.
A male deer’s head fills the left of the frame.
A doe's head (right) looks at something off-camera.
A doe’s head (right) looks at something off-camera.
A doe stands it ground, looking aggressive and tense.
A doe stands it ground, looking aggressive and tense.
A doe eats on some grass, surrounded by other does sitting down and looking into the distance.
A doe eats on some grass, surrounded by other does sitting down and looking into the distance.

A deer looks ahead

This photo was taken in mid-October, which is deer-rutting season. I followed a group of deer from a main path, hiding behind trees and bushes along the way.

I eventually got close enough to it, so I could take this photograph. A few seconds after I took this, it reared it’s head and then faced the other deer, mainly made up of females, and did a high-pitched scream.

Not knowing whether it was a predator warning and also quite shaken, I decided to walk back onto the main path, looking over my back to make sure it wasn’t chasing after me.

A doe looks at a nearby raven whilst sitting on short green grass.
A doe looks at a nearby raven whilst sitting on short green grass.
A male deer with large antlers sits on the long yellow grass, with trees with various autumn colours behind him.
A male deer with large antlers sits on the long yellow grass, with trees with various autumn colours behind him.
A male deer with large antlers is resting in the long yellow grass.
A male deer with large antlers is resting in the long yellow grass.
A male deer with medium-sized antlers appears to be smiling at the camera.
A male deer with medium-sized antlers appears to be smiling at the camera.