We had four unexpected guests on Thanksgiving morning. They arrived early and unannounced, but kept mostly to themselves. Their manners were impeccable. We didn't get their names. They wandered around in the back yard, nibbling on the garden greenery and posing for a few pictures before they bedded down in our neighbor's hedgerow.
Three does sample our garden's bounty.
One doe poses while the other finds a succulent treat just beneath the snow.
The smallest of the four deer keeps a watchful eye.
The largest doe was also the bravest, lingering just a few yards away from our balcony deck. She didn't eat much, but she seemed hungry for a visit and some gossip.
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See more deer pictures taken near Whitney Road in Fairport earlier this year.
How about you? Do you have any wildlife pictures you'd like to share? If you'd like to submit yours for possible posting, you can reach me via Comments or by using the link at the top of this page.
Happy Thanksgiving! ~Jim