Thursday, June 20, 2013
A Foggy Dawn in Freeville
Yesterday morning, I was still awake, finishing a video for my newborn nephew, when I looked out the window and spotted a doe in the backyard. I went over to the patio door to take a picture, but the doe scurried away.
Noticing the mist, I figured it would be a good morning for pictures of the creek, and it certainly was...
As I was on the dock, I heard a weak "eep" coming from above me. I turned around to see this:
I wonder if this is the same fawn that I saw laying in my wildflowers a week or two ago. Not wanting to startle the fawn too much, and knowing that the doe might be not far off keeping an eye on the situation, I stayed on the dock to take a downstream photo:
I turned around again and the fawn was out of sight, so I climbed the stairs to head back to the house, and the fawn was still in the yard. We had a staring contest...like his/her mom, this young deer is very good at them. I also shot a short video of the fawn, which may make it onto the Tube of You sometime in the future. I'm sure this won't be our last encounter.