I learned that the deer we have on Whidbey Island are Columbian black-tailed deer and that we currently have two does, a fawn, and a juvenile male meandering through the property. I also learned that they enjoy eating hydrangeas. Sigh.
This young guy, with velvety antlers, was wandering around in the front yard the other day. Painterly effect on iPhone photo using Brushstroke. Marginal image yet still rather pretty as I continue to limit myself to the cellphone camera and various photo apps. ©Carol Leigh