14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A whitetail buck watching

Elusive. Whitetail bucks are seldom seen, even more rare to see one in good daylight. They like to come out as dusk darkens the landscape. Mosquitoes and deer flies have intensified with frequent summer rains, forcing them out of the woods sooner. But they are watchful.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2016
Date Uploaded: 08.2016
Photo Location: Sebeka, Minnesota, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 60D
Copyright: © Rebecca Komppa