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I spent some time photographing the fallow deer at Bolderwood in the New Forest, and could only find some solitary stags & bucks. Doesn't look like the rut has started here yet.
But this chap had a small group of does with him, so he might be the alpha male this year...?
BolderwoodBritish wildlifeCanon EOS 70DEF 100400 mm f4.55.6L IS II USMHampshireNew Forestantlersdeerfallow deerwildlife