Photo Gallery: Glen Dene June 2011

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We got about 100 feet from this red stag before he spotted us and took off
We got about 100 feet from this red stag before he spotted us and took off
  View over Lake Hawea from the west
View over Lake Hawea from the west
  View over Lake Hawea from the west in the early morning
View over Lake Hawea from the west in the early morning
  Richard's trusty Land Rover took us all over the hunting area
Richard's trusty Land Rover took us all over the hunting area
  This valley, close to the highway on the west side of the lake, often had fallow as well as red deer
This valley, close to the highway on the west side of the lake, often had fallow as well as red deer
 
We saw many red deer in this valley
We saw many red deer in this valley
  Richard Burdon, our host and guide, with Rodney Smith of Sunspots Safaris
Richard Burdon, our host and guide, with Rodney Smith of Sunspots Safaris
  Michael Cottam hikes across one of the many streams on the property
Michael Cottam hikes across one of the many streams on the property
  Morning over Lake Hawea
Morning over Lake Hawea
  Morning over Lake Hawea
Morning over Lake Hawea
 
Morning over Lake Hawea
Morning over Lake Hawea
  Clouds and sunshine across Lake Hawea
Clouds and sunshine across Lake Hawea
  Michael Cottam and his South Pacific goat
Michael Cottam and his South Pacific goat
  South Pacific goats - two juveniles
South Pacific goats - two juveniles
  Two young South Pacific goats
Two young South Pacific goats
 
Two young South Pacific goats
Two young South Pacific goats
  Two young South Pacific goats traverse a very steep cliff
Two young South Pacific goats traverse a very steep cliff
  Sunrise over the mountains on Lake Hawea
Sunrise over the mountains on Lake Hawea
  Late afternoon over Lake Hawea, as seen from the Glen Dene Homestead
Late afternoon over Lake Hawea, as seen from the Glen Dene Homestead
  Trophies from this week's hunting
Trophies from this week's hunting
 
Stalking red stag
Stalking red stag
  Lake Hawea
Lake Hawea
  Checking out an area on the northwest end of the lake, often good for fallow and red deer
Checking out an area on the northwest end of the lake, often good for fallow and red deer
  Hiking through the fern on the west side of Lake Hawea
Hiking through the fern on the west side of Lake Hawea
  The hunters with their red stag trophies from the week
The hunters with their red stag trophies from the week
 
View over Lake Hawea from the mountains in the northwest
View over Lake Hawea from the mountains in the northwest
  Rodney Smith of Sunspots Safaris glasses for red deer
Rodney Smith of Sunspots Safaris glasses for red deer
  Hiking through the scrub on the west side of Lake Hawea
Hiking through the scrub on the west side of Lake Hawea
  Richard Burdon, our host and guide, with Rodney Smith of Sunspots Safaris
Richard Burdon, our host and guide, with Rodney Smith of Sunspots Safaris
  Guaranteed good exercise hunting around Lake Hawea
Guaranteed good exercise hunting around Lake Hawea
 
Hiking on the west side of Lake Hawea
Hiking on the west side of Lake Hawea
  Craggy little peaks on the west side of Lake Hawea
Craggy little peaks on the west side of Lake Hawea
  Rodney Smith of Sunspots Safaris and Cory Wright, award-winning taxidermist from Oregon
Rodney Smith of Sunspots Safaris and Cory Wright, award-winning taxidermist from Oregon
  A red stag explodes from the fern beneath us and disappears over the ridge
A red stag explodes from the fern beneath us and disappears over the ridge
  A red stag explodes from the fern beneath us and disappears over the ridge
A red stag explodes from the fern beneath us and disappears over the ridge
 
Richard Burdon of Glen Dene Station, glasses for red deer
Richard Burdon of Glen Dene Station, glasses for red deer
  Richard and Rodney spotting red stags
Richard and Rodney spotting red stags
  Warren and his red stag
Warren and his red stag
  Kurt and his red stag
Kurt and his red stag
  The scenery around Lake Hawea is beyond dramatic
The scenery around Lake Hawea is beyond dramatic
 
Cory and Michael stalking red deer
Cory and Michael stalking red deer
  View over Lake Hawea
View over Lake Hawea
  Rodney Smith of Sunspots Safaris with Lake Hawea in the background
Rodney Smith of Sunspots Safaris with Lake Hawea in the background
  Richard Burdon, our host and guide, with Michael Cottam and his first red stag, a yearling
Richard Burdon, our host and guide, with Michael Cottam and his first red stag, a yearling
  Rodney on the shores of Lake Hawea
Rodney on the shores of Lake Hawea

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