Tuesday, 25 January 2011

Sika Seeker


Sika Seeker, originally uploaded by julian sawyer.

Sika are just wonderful animals. They have the most expressive faces and are incredibly curious. Although these Sika wont let you get too close, they are a lot more used to people than my local Roe deer and so will tolerate a little more intrusion. This, I think, is one of last years young.

2 comments:

Gary said...

What a great close up!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

The Wessex Reiver said...

Sika are fabulous I agree. I made a radio programme on the sika rut at Arne in 2009 and still get a thrill remembering being there in moonlight as the eery whale-like song of the males rutting carried over the countryside. they may be introduced, but I love them too.

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