Resting Red Stag

By Glostopcat  
A red deer stag taking some time out from the rut at Ashton Court Estate in Bristol, this is the animal that featured in my upload "Majestic Monarch" and also the lead shot on Sundays upload.

Tags: Bristol Red deer rut Red deer stag Wildlife and nature Ashton court estate

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gary_d Plus
8 576 13 Wales
27 Nov 2012 8:56AM
Best one so far Ed. - gary

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Hermanus 3 4 South Africa
27 Nov 2012 9:07AM
An excellent photo of this hunk !! Really a magnificent animal ! A great capture Smile
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
27 Nov 2012 9:22AM
He is fine looking fellow, but needing to "chill out" for a moment but bellowing to notify the rest he's still in contention.
Very fine shot of him too, Ed.
Mavis Plus
14 143 2 England
27 Nov 2012 9:22AM
He's a fine image of a great Stag Ed . Needs a rest after all that prancing about SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile xx
27 Nov 2012 9:51AM
Well captured.
CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
27 Nov 2012 9:57AM
A beautiful creature, Ed, and no doubt well deserving of his rest from the rutting Wink Very well captured. Carol
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
27 Nov 2012 10:16AM
Wonderful timing and a great image of a hamdsome fellow. Love that tiny strand of grass which he's wearing too!

27 Nov 2012 10:23AM
Super image Ed, like the composition,
Irishkate Plus
5 33 96 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2012 10:25AM
A very fine capture Ed and he looks as if he's been in a tussle or two.
Briwooly 10 452 5 England
27 Nov 2012 11:37AM
Majestic Ed

27 Nov 2012 2:13PM
A lovely capture Ed.......Sandy
rayme330 4 17 1 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2012 3:06PM
Excellent shot, Ed well captured.

27 Nov 2012 3:28PM
Beautiful light and superb detail throughout the image. Well done with this guy Ed!
AnnChown Plus
6 198 1 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2012 3:37PM
I agree with Gary - I think this is the best so far. A great study of this fine beast Ed! Smile
CaroleS Plus
6 414 3 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2012 4:06PM
First class shot Ed.
Tibetan 3 3 England
27 Nov 2012 4:36PM
A stag indeed Ed, very well captured, top notch shot, glad we never needed to work that hard lol. well done regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
7 9 10 England
27 Nov 2012 5:37PM
This one shows his coat to good advantage and the antlers are not so bad either.WinkWinkWink Great shot Ed.
graceland 11 2.5k 2 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2012 5:41PM
Grin great pictures close shots too well done
27 Nov 2012 5:56PM
And Relax after all that hard work WinkTongue
27 Nov 2012 6:21PM
what a funny expression you have caught here
exposure Plus
12 3.5k England
27 Nov 2012 6:24PM
Beautiful detail Ed a lovely image.
Maiwand Plus
9 3 71 England
27 Nov 2012 6:29PM
He is a fine looking fella Ed.
27 Nov 2012 7:12PM
Great shot Ed' well done.

John Smile
27 Nov 2012 7:36PM
A fine specimen Ed - a real beauty! Lou
crisp clear shot.fab colour. lovely shot.Smile
pluckyfilly Plus
9 350 33 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2012 7:59PM
Splendid work and so good to see
Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
27 Nov 2012 8:48PM
Many thanks for all your comments and clicks, they are much appreciated, Ed
pamelajean Plus
10 951 1808 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2012 9:12PM
My favourite so far, excellent close shot.
27 Nov 2012 9:33PM
A cracking shot.
Ade_Osman 13 4.5k 36 England
27 Nov 2012 10:03PM
I recognise this wee beastie......

Ade Wink
Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
27 Nov 2012 10:09PM
I'm sure you do Ade, I hope you are staying dry in rural Somerset and I don't mean staying off the cider!Wink
helenlinda Plus
8 343 22 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2012 7:59AM
First class capture Ed SmileSmile
An excellent series
bricurtis Plus
10 2.0k 49 England
28 Nov 2012 8:25PM
Lovely crisp capture Ed - you got the texture on the antlers well.

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