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Deer pic, on my property

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by ithaca_deerslayer, Apr 28, 2013.

  1. ithaca_deerslayer

    ithaca_deerslayer

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    I thought this was a cool pic, from a game camera
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    Nothing real fancy, just artistic :)

    Had a jake in my pasture today, too. Turkey season starts May 1.
     
  2. Grabbrass

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    Nice pic. Hard for me to get excited about it though. If it weren't for the fence around my backyard, they'd be napping on my deck and panhandling at my back door. Lady next door comes out with a broom sometimes to chase 'em away from her bird feeders.
     

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    The highlight of our family Summer Vacation up North, is seeing the Deer, Moose, Bears (Brown and Black) and all the Eagles, when we go fishing. It is so inspiring to see them wary of you but not afraid. The Eagles are my favorite up close. Nature's best.
     
  4. ithaca_deerslayer

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    It was all 4 hooves off the ground that I thought was interesting. I've got a ton of deer pics from that location and in most of them the deer are just standing around.

    Don't if this one was playing or if something moved it.

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  5. prism

    prism more ammo

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    make a meme picture out of it

    like this:

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  6. skeeter7

    skeeter7 Brass Vulture

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    Cool pic indeed...I don't think I'll ever see one in my backyard. Never say never though.
     
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    Pretty cool. I had one in my backyard 3-4 years ago. It was quite odd seeing a doe so far from any woods/fields.
     
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    Got spooked.'08. :dunno:
     
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    Cybercowboy Support the 2nd

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    My wife and I came home one dark night and as I pulled into the driveway my headlights lit up not one, not two, but approximately 15 deer in my back yard, all congregated around the various bird/cat feeders. They weren't even alarmed. They just calmly walked back across the road into the wooded area. One even jumped down off the retaining wall and walked right down the driveway as we were pulling into the garage.
     
  10. Dennis in MA

    Dennis in MA Get off my lawn

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    Looks like a really big mutant squirrel. It's squirrel season here in MA - BLAM BLAM BLAM!


    (No, not really!)


    I thought Turkey Season started a while ago. Turns out, it starts TODAY! Forget it. The birds have already cavorted. All over my neighborhood. Can't imagine seeing another group this year - already too warm. And this was a COLD spring.

    Now here's an odd req in MA:

    A THAFTY THTICKER!!!???? You can just imagine Needlemeyer yelling it? "A PLEDGE PIN!?"
     
  11. mhambi

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    From a couple years back... From the road looking into my lot... my house is just to the left. (easy shot from my bedroom window)

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    We have deer in our yard every day. We can often get as close as 12-15 feet away. Right now there is a very pregnant doe who is grazing like crazy. Last year we watched from about 100 feet away as her faun stood up for the first time on Mother's Day afternoon. Pretty cool stuff, especially considering that we live in a fairly dense suburban neighborhood a mile from the beach.
     
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    jtull7 Pistolero CLM

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    Here's one I took a number of years ago in the Texas Panhandle:

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    I can't see the deer, there's a coat rack in the way :)

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    My, what big ears you have :)

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    Neat pic. I get to stare at 3 or 4 in the early morning when I walk the dog. My little dog doesn't know what to make of them. They leave when we get close...so he seems to think he intimidates them. They probably view him like a squirrel or something though.
     
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    Ithaca deerslayer is lucky to have deer on his property but also to be able to hunt and take them there too. A game camera will sometimes show surprising visitors to the yard.

    We have deer on the farm occasionally throughout the year, more in winter. I love watching them. Coyote, raccoon and skunk are regulars, with some sightings of fox, bobcat, badger, and one black bear. I'd never want to live in the city.

    These guys were working through the yard and garden just a few feet from the kitchen door.

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    P.S.: It kinda eats at you when you see this scene right after going through a 9 day hunting season without filling your deer tag. :embarassed:
     
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    Beautiful photo, Mhambi, and a beautiful yard. Lots of great birds and other animals in the juniper-sage habitat.

    Jtull's photo is wonderful too, something makes me want to photoshop it....
     
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    That's probably why you see them so often and can get so close. Where I live the deer are still wild.