Posts Tagged ‘white tail deer’

Just a photo of a  “double take”  from yesterday near Parthenon, Arkansas:



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Last evening about 6:30 a few does and one of the two fawns I am watching (they are weaned) came through the back yard. I had to take photos through the double-paned glass in my window, so they are not real clear:






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Born in the last 24 hours or so, then stashed by Mom in what she thinks is a safe place. She will be back tonight to nurse, preen, and move her beautiful new baby.  You can bet she’s watching him/her from a distance now !!!




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It’s been very dry here ! No rain for about 2 weeks now. The vegetation is really drying up now. However, its been very cool for the past 4 days with highs in the upper 70s to about 80 and lows in the mid-50s. Great weather for working outside.There are plenty of White-tail deer fawns now; in fact one has been staying in my fenced in garden-orchard under a peach tree in some very fine and soft green grass. The doe comes and feed her fairly regularly and the fawn has just began eating grass with her mom. I also have a very large a beautiful buck that visits the clover patch every evening.

I am hoping for a thundershower this afternoon.

The Eastern Bluebirds have been busy feeding Brood 1 and bathing in the birdbath with them in the mornings and evenings; and a younger pait of bluebird has laid eggs in the house on the gate-post. I did get a photo of a adult male bluebird last evening just as the sun was setting behind the west  end of Reynolds Mountain:



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