August 5, 2017

Critters in Early August

Deer, Shenandoah National Park
First, I want to thank Black and White Weekend for spotlighting my Young Lovers picture from last week.  Today's black and white photo shows a whitetail deer. I spotted it through the trees from the parking lot at the Dickey Ridge Visitors Center, basically because it was in a spot of sunlight so it stood out. I drove quietly over to the nearby picnic area where it was grazing and was pleased to see it was still there. Thank you, Ms. Deer!

Next we have an animal from my backyard. We have many rabbits this year!

Weekend Green
We have a couple of hummingbirds too. The one I previously showed you was in the shade next to my blue feeder so the photo had a blue cast. This one was in brighter light but he wouldn't hold still for a portrait. I love him anyway!

The final photo shows one of the cats that hang out at our neighborhood's entrance.
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  1. Great critters Linda. The black and white deer shot is lovely. Must do more black and white. The ones I see are always so striking.

  2. What a wonderful opportunity that was! I'm so glad she waited for you.

  3. Do all the animals in your garden get on peacefully?

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

  4. Awwww, sweet! Love the kitty of course. My favorite pet. And the action of the hummer is fantastic.

    You shared some great photos today, and I appreciate you sharing them with us birders at I'd Rather B Birdin' this weekend!! Thanks.

  5. Hello Linda, love the pretty deer. Cute shot of the bunny! The hummers are one of my favorite summer birds. hank you for linking up and sharing your post. Happy Sunday, enjoy your day and new week ahead.

  6. Seeing a lot of deer just before dusk.

  7. Great creature shots. I like the way the sunlight shines through the rabbit's ears.

  8. Lovely series of photographs, a good looking post!

    All the best Jan

  9. Famous deer photo in B&W, sweet hummingbirds (never seen in free) and: cats are hanging out the whole day, mine too.
    Thanks for joining, greetings from Germany


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