21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Golden Hour Deer

A red deer belling at sunrise. During the rutting season, red deer are very active and make lots of belling sounds to impress the females and to let other stacks know they are here.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2023
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Nederweert, Netherlands
Camera: Canon EOS R7
Copyright: © Geert Tilmans