Velvet

IMG_1132 Buck
IMG_1143VelvetPeeling

Soon the beautiful, soft, velvet-like substance  will be shredded, stringy and bloody and not so pretty to photograph, but yet another stage in the life of a set of antlers.

IMG_1156Peeling

His antlers are beginning to peel too.

 

IMG_1159 OnTheBridge

Immature Laughing Gull and Spotted Sandpiper. The sandpiper bobs his head up and down.

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