items tagged with deer

February 16, 2011

Out of the trees

Sunshine drew me to the west side of the city. I was greeted near the entrance to Washington Park by this pair of deer, which moved cautiously from the treeline to the perimeter road leading to the Loop Road. I … Continue reading

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October 27, 2010

Stroll in the ‘hood

Mama keeps an eye on the photographer as she and two young ones pause during a stroll on 4th Street near Cap Sante.

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July 14, 2010

Morning snack

Some of the six deer I spotted this morning were in the shadows, some in the sunlight as they moved into the trees after munching on treats provided by a Cap Sante resident. Outside the frame of this photo is … Continue reading

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May 5, 2010

Life at Washington Park

I was too early to drive the Loop Road, so I cut through the campground at Washington Park to park and wait. On the way I saw a deer, so I parked and followed it into a clearing. There I … Continue reading

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August 3, 2009

Morning stroll

Washington Park and environs are a great place to photograph wildlife such as this pair of deer. I love such encounters, but a few minutes after taking this photo I spotted four deer in the front yard of a nearby … Continue reading

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June 4, 2009

Downtown deer

The garden at a downtown Anacortes drew this pair of deer Wednesday. They spent several hours snacking, and obviously they were not intimidated by the guy with the camera. I recall many stories of islanders whose love for wildlife fades … Continue reading

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March 17, 2008

Small herd

OK, so maybe “herd” is a bit of an exaggeration, but there was a fourth deer outside this frame. I caught this group nibbling grass near 5th Street.

July 25, 2007

Summer morn

This deer in a field at the base of Cap Sante is obviously accustomed to “neighbors.” The two of us were enjoying a welcome splash of summer sun on Tuesday morning.

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June 27, 2006

Who’s there

I captured this image recently on a drive past Port of Anacortes property near the airport, just off Anacopper Road. My subject wasn’t too concerned, but let’s put it this way: I wasn’t able to close the gap between us, … Continue reading

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March 10, 2006

Spring walk

I was on my way from photographing members of the Shell Puget Sound Plant First Responders team when I noticed this beautiful March’s Point resident on the refinery grounds. It’s not uncommon to see deer in pairs, but there may … Continue reading

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July 3, 2005

Deer in the hood

We shared some quality time Saturday evening with this fuzzy-horned buck, apparently drawn to our garden by the watermelon and apples in the compost pile. After a few minutes of putting up with my camera he sauntered up the street, … Continue reading

June 18, 2005


A deer pops its head up from behind shrubbery in the front yard of a home near Washington Park.

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