Stealth Prints

Looking For Birds

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This Red Stag is admiring the view.

It was the middle of the RUT (or ROAR as we call it here in NZ) and this Red Stag was holding a number of hinds and defending his patch against lesser Stags. I had been climbing steadily for the last hour when I spotted him. I stalked in from downwind and managed to get within 150m without being detected. I got setup and was taking a few images as he roared his challenges. It was then I saw a flock of finches approaching on the wing and took a shot as they passed the Stag. I was happy with the result as the finches were highlighted against the black background of the mountain in shade. A lucky moment.

This image is 'Open Edition'. There are no limits to the number of prints that can be sold.