2021-02-13

Winter critters

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White throated dipper! 
This is not  sunset shot. There is a yellow house reflecting from behind the trees. 

A male bullfinch 

The sturdy horses still in their pasture. By now they have a very thick coat. 


The other horses at the farm are closer to the barn. 


Fallow deer does
I finally got a bit closer to a herd of fallow deer hinds. The females are almost impossible to get decent shots of. There is a small area where I can park my car beside this field. But the girls always notice the car as soon as it is visible. I can´t even open the door before they are gone. This cold day they seemed very busy eating. I had the sun behind me so they might have been a bit blinded. I was able to slowly walk over half the field before they noticed me. And took off of course. 
I was very happy about this!


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16 comments:

  1. Hello Monica,
    I am glad you were able to sneak up on the deer, great photo. I love the horses and the beautiful Bullfinch. The Dipper and reflection is a lovely capture! Thank you for linking up and sharing your post. Take care, have a happy weekend! PS, thank you for leaving me a comment.

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  2. What a fabulous winter encounter. The Dipper and the Bullfinch would be such amazing birds to see, and your pictures are terrific. Patience paid off with the deer.

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  3. I love that Dipper shot, and always good to see a male Bullfinch.

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  4. That Bullfinch is gorgeous. I love seeing the deer!

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  5. How amazing that the yellow house gave you such beautiful background color in the reflection! WOW! Love the deer and horses too!

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  6. Åh! Det er jo fossekallen! Norges "nasjonalfugl". Nydelig bilde. Var ved den gjenfrosne elven/fossen der vi bor, men så ingen fugl i dag. Men dompapen er tilbake i hagen i dag :) Vakre hester!

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  7. Gorgeous images Monica. Wow, that top photo is filled with lots of drama...stunning (could be framed!).
    If you celebrate, happy Valentine's Day & thanks for joining us at I'd Rather B Birdin'.

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  8. The reflection of the yellow house gives such a pretty tone to the first photo. Enjoyed the deer photo. So hard to sneak up on any deer, I think. Hope your week is off to a wonderful start!

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  9. You never disappoint with your wintry scenes.

    Worth a Thousand Words

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  10. The first shot is my favorite, so stunning! I would never have guessed it is a yellow house reflected!

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