I believe this Whitetail Deer drinking from the river is a young Buck that has shed his antlers. This Deer was drinking from Reeves Slough which is at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma.

Whitetail Deer Drinking From River
Whitetail Deer Drinking From River

I was standing near the Phillip Parks Memorial Fishing Pier at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge. I was hand-holding my camera.

Gear Used:

  • Camera: Fujifilm X-T3
  • Lens: Canon EF 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6 L IS II (attached with a Fringer EF-FX Pro)


  • Location: Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge (Oklahoma)
  • Date and Time Taken: January 29, 2021 (08:55 A. M.)
  • Aperture Priority
  • Aperture: f5.6
  • Shutter speed: 1/480 (as determined by the camera)
  • ISO: 1000
  • White Balance: Auto
  • Metering Mode: Multi
  • Back-button Focus
  • Single Point Continuous Auto Focus
  • Exposure Compensation: -0.33
  • Focal Length: 400 mm
  • Processed With Luminar 4

Photos Taken From Phillip Parks Memorial Fishing Pier:

  1. An Acorn On An Oak Tree
  2. Coyote Wading Slough
  3. Whitetail Doe And Fawn Reflection
  4. Whitetail Buck Running Through Water