Posts Tagged ‘white-tailed deer’

A pink lady's slipper

Lady’s slippers the theme of recent hikes

By Dave Small on June 05, 2012, at 10:21 a.m.
Lady’s slippers seemed to carry the theme during the last couple of weeks. I’m always excited to see them. Deb and I hiked Bald Mountain in Camden. It wasn’t long before the slippers started showing up alongside the trail. We even spied a white one. The white Pink Lady’s Slipper is kind of an …
A hooded merganser takes flight.

Photo `snipe hunt’ pays off

By Dave Small on May 08, 2012, at 10:45 a.m.
It wasn’t until I saw, many years ago, that the Maine hunting regulations listed the snipe as a migratory game bird, that I realized it was a real bird. Until then, the legendary stories about snipe hunting and the poor recipient of the joke, left holding the bag, while the pranksters laughed at their …
A white-tailed deer feeds in Old Town.

Deer, birds make recent trip a success

By Dave Small on May 01, 2012, at 10:37 a.m.
One of my favorite places to hike is Sunkhaze Meadows National Wildlife Refuge. It’s near my home and has several interesting and well groomed trails. It’s a great pace. Not too long ago, during some recent warm weather, I hiked the Oak Point Trail and got to see and photograph some great critters. The …
Three bucks huddle up at Sand Point.

Huddling white-tailed bucks make a great photo

By Dave Small on Jan. 24, 2012, at 11:26 a.m.
It seems to me, from time to time, that certain critters make themselves available for photographs in waves. For instance, I looked for several years to get close to black guillemots and loons in winter plumage, It didn’t happen. This year, they seem to be every where I look. The images of these that are shown …