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Photo-a-Day  (Sunday, 18th August, 2019)

Spotted at Worthington

Spotted at Worthington

Photo: Alan Banks  (Panasonic DMC-TZ60)
Views: 2,380

Comment by: David Barker on 18th August 2019 at 00:27

Well Alan, you don't get much better than that , their very timid, and normally their off running,well done,excellent .

Comment by: Veronica on 18th August 2019 at 08:22

There's a look of curiosity in that face...well caught. Looks healthy, there must be plenty for them to survive on in the surroundings.

Comment by: Elizabeth on 18th August 2019 at 09:26

What a brilliant shot.They are beautiful animals.I spotted one as I was climbing over a gate to reach a field near to Borsdane Wood but it scooted before I managed to get a pic.

Comment by: Maureen on 18th August 2019 at 10:33

As I've said before,I've only ever seen one in the far distance..and isn't this one a gorgeous colour..another of Gods beautiful creatures..thank you Alan.

Comment by: Mick on 18th August 2019 at 11:24

Saw one yesterday next to the Haigh Windmill

Comment by: Anne on 18th August 2019 at 16:31

I'm watching youuuu!
Very lucky catch especially if broad daylight, which it looks as if.

Comment by: Fred Mason on 18th August 2019 at 19:44

Excellent catch, Alan..

Well done, great pic...

Comment by: Axcroft on 18th August 2019 at 19:49

Great photo. Lived in Wigan for 60 odd years. Active walker, always out and about. Complained to everyone that I had never ever, sighted one. Then lo and behold spotted one in the Douglas Valley on Pendlebury Lane in June. At long last...I was made up!

Comment by: Philip G. on 18th August 2019 at 20:30

I've watched specimens, younger and smaller than that shown here, being freed from tangled netting by experts on TV, and when, also, they were seen to be quite a handful for their saviours.
I guess that 'should specimens, such as that shown here, succumb to the same situation' then they would probably - with no guarantee of recovery, I believe - have to undergo a mild sedation. A 'jolly' good idea.

Comment by: Julie king on 18th August 2019 at 23:25

Another great photo dad x

Comment by: lloyd on 19th August 2019 at 15:59

i like venison

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