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The beginning!!

By Lillian  
These two masterful beasts...are about to lock antlers!

This is the video link, just before...again!
as have them fighting for next time

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cwa_K3LZhiQ

Hope you enjoy both image and video
taken at Bushy Park with Ade


Could of done with more space on left
But, when they rut...you have to just press and hope
and get something, and keep safe

Thanks Ade for all those times I asked
watch my back please. as there had to of been at
least 25 big red deer stags on the prowl

Lillian

Tags: Stags Bushy park Red deer Rutting Wildlife and nature

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Comments


hasslebladuk 11 1 6 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2017 11:23AM
A tense moment get ready
Mike
12 Nov 2017 11:50AM
A wonderful moment captured Lillian. Your bravery knows no bounds.

JohnSmile
DeSilver Plus
13 14 12 England
12 Nov 2017 12:15PM
You can feel the atmosphere in this shot. It's full of the earthy smells that attract the males.


David
Mike_Smith Plus
13 774 2 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2017 12:42PM
Wonderful wildlife Photography Lillian as always. Cracking capture
ColleenA Plus
8 483 7 Australia
12 Nov 2017 12:48PM
Impressive shot Lillian
12 Nov 2017 12:58PM
Well captured. Great image.
Daisymaye Plus
12 23 19 Canada
12 Nov 2017 1:27PM
Not a safe place to be then this time of year. Very beautiful capture Lillian.
JuBarney Plus
10 33 5 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2017 1:38PM
A terrific and impressive shot
Ju
Mollycat Plus
7 21 2 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2017 1:51PM
Big beasts Lillian, stay safe while out there.
Peter GrinGrinGrin
TrevBatWCC Plus
12 13 19 England
12 Nov 2017 2:04PM
I initially saw one deer with a head at each end! Grin A fine capture, Lillian Smile
Trev Smile
CaroleS Plus
11 442 3 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2017 3:15PM
Trust you to be in the middle of the action! Another excellent shot from you Lillian.
Carole
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2017 3:36PM
Love the back to back pose TongueTongue
Excellent image Lillian
Isabel GrinGrin
Maiwand 14 3 73 England
12 Nov 2017 3:55PM
This pacing next to the other stag is very typical behaviour Lillian. Antlers engaging follows very quickly.
Ron
Nikonuser1 Plus
8 167 16 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2017 4:18PM
Excellent Lillian SmileSmile

Cliff
DaveNewbury 3 5 3 England
12 Nov 2017 4:33PM
Great image Lillian, let battle commence
DaveN
ade123 8 285 1 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2017 4:39PM
A superb image Lillian. You have captured those moments perfectly just
before the action started and boy did they clash antlers more than once.
Brings back memories of a fantastic day at Bushy.
Plenty more images to come too.

Ade
12 Nov 2017 4:50PM
Testosterone aplenty here Lillian, a might close to the action for my liking.

Dougie
12 Nov 2017 7:31PM
Superb capture Lillian perfection as always
David 😎
12 Nov 2017 8:49PM
Excellent capture Lillian, great detail,
Fred.
Drighlynne 10 131 1 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2017 8:51PM
Looks like they’re sizing one another up Lillian.
Lynne
12 Nov 2017 9:07PM
Wonderful atmospheric shot, Lillian, superb.

Dave Wink
LynneJoyce Plus
13 22 101 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2017 11:55PM
“Could of done with more space on left”

Sadly those magnificent creatures haven’t read The Photo Mafia’s rules and they refuse to pose according to them, so e have to content ourselves with superb shots like this.
Irishkate Plus
10 45 121 United Kingdom
13 Nov 2017 12:34AM
Brave lady Lillian - cracking image.
Kate Grin
HSTONEY222 13 20 1 United Kingdom
13 Nov 2017 11:15AM
Good timing again, love it.
Howard.
13 Nov 2017 6:42PM
Very well captured, excellent timing.
David
What an amazing image, and wonderful detail, superb capture, Lillian.
BRITCHIE

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