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My WTF is this in the photo? #7729934 01/27/20 06:49 PM
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I do not have a clue what this is or was in the upper right part of this photo...I have some WAG but nothing 100% that I am sure of. Back in November I put a cam up on a scrape in a larger area of Live Oaks. I had not checked the cam since 12/16/19 till this morning when I picked up the camera. I got this photo while scrolling thru them all as it caught my attention.The previous photo was in the daylight the day before and the next photo after this was in the daytime the afternoon after this photo. I did not buy this cam...it was in a group of 5 a friend gave me. It takes pretty good daytime photos but the night ones are not good at all. I included some day and night photos as a reference to the location of the "ghost" in the upper right corner of the first pic.
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Re: My WTF is this in the photo? [Re: stxranchman] #7729944 01/27/20 06:57 PM
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Looks like a WT with its nose down maybe shaking his head to me, looks like blurry antlers on both sides of the animal

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Looks like a deer to me. Am I missing something. popcorn


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Re: My WTF is this in the photo? [Re: stxranchman] #7729950 01/27/20 07:02 PM
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clap looks like some one taking a dump


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Re: My WTF is this in the photo? [Re: Tin Head] #7729957 01/27/20 07:12 PM
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Originally Posted by Tin Head
clap looks like some one taking a dump


That is what I thought, someone dropping trou roflmao


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Re: My WTF is this in the photo? [Re: stxranchman] #7729962 01/27/20 07:14 PM
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Lightened up, added filter. You can see the antlers.

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Looks like a dog with a collar.


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Re: My WTF is this in the photo? [Re: stxranchman] #7729966 01/27/20 07:18 PM
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Re: My WTF is this in the photo? [Re: snake oil] #7729967 01/27/20 07:19 PM
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Originally Posted by snake oil
Looks like a dog with a collar.

I see a buck with his head down facing the game cam. Chupa? Black panther?


Re: My WTF is this in the photo? [Re: stxranchman] #7729973 01/27/20 07:22 PM
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Based on the size, I would guess it’s a deer just out of focus and blurring due to it being a night time picture.

I get pics on my cams like that quite a bit due to the cams having a field they over look and the deer tend to be just out of range and show as a blurred photo like that

Re: My WTF is this in the photo? [Re: Texas buckeye] #7729985 01/27/20 07:32 PM
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Originally Posted by Tin Head
clap looks like some one taking a dump

My first thought also when I saw the pic. roflmao
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Lightened up, added filter. You can see the antlers.

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Did the same on my computer when I first looked at the photo after downloading. My second thought was that it is a buck. From my view of it, he would be caught in full stride running/jumping away and the white in the photo would be his belly. It would not be facing the camera. It was unusual to get this photo only with the cam on the scrape. Most deer are walking into or standing at the scrape in the rest of the pics and I get more than 1 pic of them with a very short delay between pics.
My 3rd thought was an owl that was caught swooping down from the oak tree the cam was mounted to.
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Based on the size, I would guess it’s a deer just out of focus and blurring due to it being a night time picture.

I get pics on my cams like that quite a bit due to the cams having a field they over look and the deer tend to be just out of range and show as a blurred photo like that

Not many cams have the trigger speed to get clear night time pics if there is any motion or movement from the animal. This cam has a really slow trigger speed also.


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Deer running or jumping away. Looks like he just jumped over a fence. The front two legs are on the ground. The back two legs are tucked under the belly like he just jumped something. The tail downwards in the middle of the butt. The white patch is the underside of his chest.

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Originally Posted by Fishstory
Looks like a WT with its nose down maybe shaking his head to me, looks like blurry antlers on both sides of the animal

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My first thought from the original was a deer running away.

After seeing the enhanced pics or whatever I don't know, they don't look like anything recognizable to me.


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Re: My WTF is this in the photo? [Re: stxranchman] #7730155 01/27/20 10:10 PM
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Re: My WTF is this in the photo? [Re: redchevy] #7730173 01/27/20 10:30 PM
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Originally Posted by stinkbelly
Deer running or jumping away. Looks like he just jumped over a fence. The front two legs are on the ground. The back two legs are tucked under the belly like he just jumped something. The tail downwards in the middle of the butt. The white patch is the underside of his chest.

There is no fence close to where he or it is at.
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My first thought from the original was a deer running away.

After seeing the enhanced pics or whatever I don't know, they don't look like anything recognizable to me.

Same for me that is why I did not post an edit photo. It is to distorted to tell much and what is thought to be antlers is way distorted.


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What it looks like really depends on how or when you look at it. After leaving for a while and looking at LarryCopper's edit photo he posted, it looks more like and owl swooping towards the camera or flying off the ground. The wings are cupped/flapping with the legs/talons extended down and outwards. It appears to have eyes glowing a bit from the infrared from the camera and could possible make out the face/head shape in his edit. Deer would be more likely since cam is on a scrape but I see fly from their roost and hear owls within 250-300 yards from this location.


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Pissed off neighbor rofl


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Pissed off neighbor rofl

Mooning me roflmao


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Pissed off neighbor rofl

Mooning me roflmao



He thinks you got the 8 rofl


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Pissed off neighbor rofl

Mooning me roflmao



He thinks you got the 8 rofl

He must be better at finding my trail cam hidden up under a Live Oak than I was today....he found it then mooned me....roflmao.....I had not been there in a month and came in from a different direction. Took me a while to find it and I knew where it was...at least I thought I did. rofl


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