Tag Archives: red deer

Matinee performance

  This was the view outside our front door this morning. Before going off to do my jobs I sat by the door watching this stag rushing around to gather his hinds and protect them from a diminutive youngster who … Continue reading

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Red deer stalking

We are now in the midst of the red deer stalking season, focused on red deer stags. We were out nearly every day last week, moving towards our target of 25 stags. I took my camera with me one day … Continue reading

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The stalking season

  We are now in the midst of the stag stalking season and we are being blessed with the most wonderful weather. Although the temperature has dropped and there are overnight frosts, we have had a series of clear, blue … Continue reading

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This is ridiculous

  It is early May. The lambing is practically over. And it snowed all afternoon and half the evening. The deer all came down round the house looking for food and shelter. If they had been any closer they would … Continue reading

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Three antlered stag

  I was out today at the far end of the estate when I spotted these stags crossing the river. If you look closely the first stag has three antlers, two rising from the same spot on one side. I … Continue reading

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End of the season

  The rut is rapidly coming to a close now. Whilst the occasional roar can still be heard, the strath is quiet now, stags and hinds are starting to separate and stags are starting to rest and, hopefully, recover before … Continue reading

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A great day at the stags

  Every day you are out stalking is a special day, but some are particularly memorable. Yesterday was one such day. We had a refreshing scramble up a deep stream with waterfalls, a real mix of weather from bright sun … Continue reading

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