Saturday, November 26, 2011

Camera Critters #190

A little more than 10 years, I moved from Prineville to Redmond, Oregon.  The house we moved into was a nice place.  Close to my sister, which made my mom happy, and best of all, it was buried deep into the Juniper forest area just west of town.

Because of our location, we had a lot of critters hanging around.  After a couple of months, my mom and I had named at least a dozen deer who frequent visitors to our house area.  It didn’t take me long to start putting out feed for them.  The deer became so accustomed to us, that when we walked the 500 feet or so to the mailbox, they’d wouldn’t even move even though we walked within five feet of them.

Buck staring

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I realize the images above aren’t up to my quality standard, but in my defense, I had just gotten one of those Sony cameras which saved the images to a floppy disk.  I was state-of-the-art at the time.  8v)

Misty Dawn’s Camera Critter Meme is a great way see critters the world over. Go to the homepage here to see more. Then join the fun and add your own.

11 comments:

Jenn Jilks said...

We have many deer, too! Last Christmas, 14 deer, 32 wild turkeys. We name them, too. sigh.
Much fun!
Cheers from Cottage Country!

Misty Dawn said...

This is SO awesome! I would love to have them that close, but Hubs says they are destroying the apple trees :-( I think I had the sane Sony Mavica camera :-)

Tricia @ Bluff Area Daily said...

They're beautiful, esp the babies w/ their spots! I can see momma's ribs, so it's a good thing they found your feed! =)

CameraCruise said...

They're so beautiful!
You're lucky to have them so close.
Thanks for sharing.

Snap said...

Beautiful and nice memories for you, too! Happy Critter Day!

Pat said...

They're such beautiful animals! I love the shots of the mother and twins.

Denise said...

Very enjoyable photos!

ladyfi said...

OH, what lovely shots of your pet deer!

Coy said...

Beautiful animals. Sounds like an ideal place where the deer had nothing to fear.

eileeninmd said...

Great post and I love the pet deer. Cute photos.

john said...

i really like the first picture, looks like a painting.