The Rut on Exmoor

Exmoor Red Deer Photo Shoot. – Great to see old, and meet new friends today whilst driving around Exmoor.

“Dartmoor Chris”, 6 October 2021
Stag checking out the hinds, and bolving… the sound the stags make if you’re not aware sounds really haunting on a misty morning…
Beautiful sunrise over Dunkery.
Inquisitive Hind
Hinds enjoying the sunshine
Two large stags and hinds
Large stag (13 tines, 7 + 6) with old battle scar from a previous rut a year or two back… Stag keeping his hinds close…
A few young pretenders with hinds gathered on the edge of the herd.
Large stag… looks like another 13 tines… again 7 + 6.
Large stag keeping his hinds in check and seeing if they’re ready for mating.

Winning entries in the Exmoor4all Photo Competition

Here are the winning entries in the Exmoor4all Photo Competition so far.  All these images will go through to the final, with the chance of featuring in the very first Exmoor4all calendar.  The voting for the September entries will close in mid October. Once we’ve got the September winners, judges will choose the 12 photos for the calendar.