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PICTURE OF THE WEEK
The anguish of not being an alpha male in teh rutting season. This beautiful Fallow buck in Dinefwr Park (see blog) is one of the mature males in the herd who can only watch in frustration as the top bucks get all the females.
Category Archives: Dinefwr Park
“Oh the rising of the sun and the running of the deer”. This was the tune running through my head yesterday as I began my pre-dawn attempt to observe and photograph the rut. (As an aside, this ancient carol “The … Continue reading
For the first time yesterday, my volunteer day at Dinefwr deer park, Llandeilo, I was able to spend some time in the newly rebuilt Castle Woods Hide at the southern end of the park. The resident mallards and coots had … Continue reading
The hide is familiar territory. When I remember to ask for the key, I can spend a quiet hour here during the day: enter quietly; open a hatch slowly and carefully. Ahead is a sloping patch of grass bordered with … Continue reading