Friday, December 14, 2018

Hike #69 Oh DEER Me!!!

It was very exciting!

But you’ll just have to take my word for it!

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(the buck is in the center of this photo)

The pics aren’t very good. It’s a combination of the fact that they are on the move and that I get SO excited that I can’t focus! heehee! But I saw 2 deer! One a small doe and the other a Buck with antlers.

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The bright white that shows up in the photo is actually the flag…or tail of the small deer!

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I did get a better photo of a Flycatcher.

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He posed for me! Thank you very much!

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Oh, and I posed in front of a mirror near the tunnel. (to help the bikes come around the sharp curve and see if any slow walkers are ahead! lol)

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A beautiful day..

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with an airplane in the bright blue sky!

Another fun hike at the Marjorie Harris Carr Cross Florida Greenway trail.

Are you ready for our longer hike tomorrow?

Meet me right here to get started!

19 comments:

Sandra said...

all I can say is ahhhhhhhh Florida, how we love it.... love the plane.. and I to would get over excited if I saw deer

ann said...

Such good walks! I have small town sidewalks with crack. You get amazing bird photos; many I recognize as my spring visitors.

Stephanie said...

I always love seeing your beautiful photos, my friend. How I would LOVE to join you for hike...maybe someday :)

Happy weekend! Hugs to you!

Ramblings of a Retired Lady said...

I get excited over deer too. There was a Mom and 3 babies in our backyard yesterday and I got chills just looking at them. Enjoy your hikes and the sites you see along the way.

carol l mckenna said...

Lovely photo walk with you ~ Exciting to see deer ~ and love our 'posed' feathered friend ~

Happy day to you,
A ShutterBug Explores,
aka (A Creative Harbor)

Barbara said...

Such a beautiful post! I look forward to maybe meeting you for a hike after Beloved and I get moved to your area. You go to such wonderful places!

Lady Fi said...

Lovely!

Arlene Grimm said...

Love the mirror ....we need that in a sharp turn in our back alley!!

Debbie said...

it's always great to start off with a few deer, i was able to see them...the buck looked big!!

i don't think i have ever seen a fly catcher, your captures of it are beautiful, with pretty backgrounds!!

i walk vicariously through you, so yes, i am ready for tomorrow!!

Lowcarb team member said...

Well I enjoyed my walk with you, from the comfort of my chair...
So exciting to see the deer and the Flycatcher posed so well for you :)

All the best Jan

eileeninmd said...

Hello, I found the deer right away. The deer are always a treat to see. Not sure, but your flycatcher looks like the Eastern Phoebe. I could be wrong, I mix up the PeWee with the Phoebe. Looks like there are warning for bear sightings too there. Great reflection capture. Love the pretty blue sky! Enjoy your day and have a happy weekend!

Julie's Creative Lifestyle said...

I enjoyed looking at the photos of the deer and birds. It's so nice that you can get out and take such nice hikes. Enjoy the weekend.

Jeanie said...

Wonderful deer sighting. Oh, I love it!

Ann said...

How exciting seeing those deer. Looks like a beautiful day

Hootin' Anni said...

Your weather looks fantastic. This is the best time of year in the south!

Great photos Diane! And I?'ll meet you for another hike! Got camera?

Gina said...

The sky is so blue in that last picture, Diane. Beautiful weather this holiday season!

Kelleyn Rothaermel said...

We have seen a ton of dear this week. The small river they normally hang out at has flooded, so they are moving to higher ground. Happy Holidays!

podso said...

It looks like such a pleasant place to walk. I'm sure you're enjoying the cooler weather, if its still there. I wish you could visit our house where we see the deer daily--in our yard--the other night I opened the front door to find ten, yet ten, lounging on our lawn. Mostly younger deer. And a buck arrived one morning and stayed all day. Was just a few feet from our kitchen window staring me down. He made himself at home and stripped a tree, sharpening his rack, and took out some of our grass with his huge hoofs (it had recently rained.)
But it would be exciting to see deer down in Florida!

Jeannie said...

You did nothing wrong when taking the picture of the buck. They camouflage naturally. I have been looking at one in the woods and if my magic, they disappear only to suddenly reappear in another area.
Jeannie@GetMeToTheCountry
I don't think they really are magical.