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Oh Hi!  Nice to Meet You (White-tailed Deer Fawn) by Robert Miesner

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I thought that maybe I was going to miss a shot of a fawn this year but I happened to come across this fellow on one of my walks last week. We both kind of surprised each other at the same time (hense the title). This one let me get a few captures, then decided it would be better to wait for his mother under the cover of some deep brush. I said goodbye and thank you for the shots. :)

This was taken at Sapsucker Woods (Cornell Lab of Ornithology) in Ithaca NY.

The scientific name of this species is: Odocoileus virginianus.


white tailed deer, odocoileus virginianus, deer, fawn, mammals, animals, wildlife, nature, woods


  • Istvan froghunter
    Istvan froghunteralmost 3 years ago

    Wonderful capture Robert!

  • Thank you very much, Istvan!

    – Robert Miesner

  • Martina Fagan
    Martina Faganalmost 3 years ago

    Great shot

  • Thank you Martina!

    – Robert Miesner

  • Mike Oxley
    Mike Oxleyalmost 3 years ago

    What a marvellous capture of this wee one, Robert. A most cooperative fawn!

  • Thank you Mike! Very cooperative indeed! ;)

    – Robert Miesner

  • Carol2
    Carol2almost 3 years ago

    Gorgeous capture!!

  • Thank you Carol!

    – Robert Miesner

  • Lance Leopold
    Lance Leopoldalmost 3 years ago

    You caught the little fella perfectly,Robert!!

  • Thank you very much Lance!

    – Robert Miesner

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppalmost 3 years ago

  • Thank you Larry!

    – Robert Miesner

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesalmost 3 years ago

    1Day ! 2011/07/09

    Excellent photography, well done!

  • Your Welcome and thank you for the fave Margaret!

    – Robert Miesner

  • Sprezzatura
    Sprezzaturaalmost 3 years ago

    Ooh lucky you, Robert! These fawns are so beautifully marked, and this is a healthy looking baby. Great shot. Cat:)

  • Thank you Cat! There is no hunting in the area I caught this, so the deer aren’t quite as skittish. Makes for getting deer shots a lot easier. ;)

    – Robert Miesner

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkealmost 3 years ago

  • Your Welcome!

    – Robert Miesner

  • Mark Hughes
    Mark Hughesalmost 3 years ago

    What a beautiful Fawn Robert, lovely colours and detail, super work.

  • Thank you Mark!

    – Robert Miesner

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