Painted Hills II


I spent five days in the John Day Country in early October. Early in the visit I drove to the Clarno Unit of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument.

On the way I spotted several hundred mule deer. Most of the land is privately owned and hunting is either not allowed or is allowed only by those who pay a hefty fee to the land owner. But, it was fun seeing the deer in any event.

Mule Deer stotting (unique style of running to mule deer and black tail deer)

A half moon over sagebrush/juniper country

Sagebrush country near Clarno

Antelope feeding

Did they spot me?

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