In reply to HAZY:
Hazel in the Gironde estuary, France
In reply to Noisette:
Hazel C said:. They don't have any natural predators except perhaps foxes so it's an uphill struggle.
They sound like our grey squirrels !
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In reply to Nigel O:
Nigel O said:Don't get me started on irresponsible dog-owners!!! Well done for doing whatever you could for the deer. I'm sure it will be OK after nightfall when they tend to be more active.
Thanks Nigel, I have to say I couldn't wait for the park to close today !! I'm sure it will be ok once it has time to get its bearings but I couldn't locate the hinds and other youngsters anywhere.
On a brighter note, later on in the park I managed to photograph a couple of Stags although, as always, they usually have their heads down grazing and refusing to look up !
Hazel C said:I keep saying that what they need to do is make Coypu pâté/stew/BBQ trendy things to eat,
People would probably start farming them again if they became popular!
HAZY said:I managed to photograph a couple of Stags although, as always, they usually have their heads down grazing and refusing to look up !
I've not really seen any antlered red deer stags recently with their heads up or down!
Still no antlers (let alone Coypu or Beaver) but my third Roe Deer within a few days and an un-hindered view … remarkable
Lovely photo Nigel & as you say unhindered view of a hind! Confusing LOL
Lovely to see the Roe deer
Nigel O said:Still no antlers
you're running out of time as all antlers will be shed shortly so hurry up and get to Tatton Park LOL !!
post edit: found an interesting article here with a few facts and pointers (pardon the pun) lol
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