Archive for the ‘Mammals’ Category

Hares

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

A-Hare-20090328, originally uploaded by Paradise in Portugal.

Sometimes our northern European visitors are surprised to see so many hares near the Quinta, but the countryside suits them admirably. Prime eagle food they have to be alert and quick ….

Red-Deer-20090908

Thursday, September 10th, 2009


Red-Deer-20090908, originally uploaded by Paradise in Portugal.

We drove back through a part of Extramadura in Spain, just keeping our eyes peeled for anything out of the ordinary, and one of the sights was the above.
Now, before anyone starts having a go at me about the subject being out of focus … take a look through his horns. The wonders of camouflage, eh?!