I see the deer coming and going from the forest behind our house via my office window. These were coming from the forest into the neighborhood looking for edibles. The managed hunts might have made a dent in the population since I haven’t seen as many this winter as in years past. I like not having all the evergreens and trees in the neighborhood eaten to the height the deer can reach, but also enjoy seeing them around.
They also seem more likely to pause and thoroughly look around and listen these days before continuing the trek into the neighborhood. Once they feel secure, they move ahead almost in single file like in this sequence…a minute of ‘action’ in our backyard.
It is a good break from my other office activities to observe something outdoors. Photographing birds or deer or squirrels – or just watching them – for a few minutes is like a mini-vacation!