Red Deer

Head & body length: 100-130cm

Weight: 120-250kg

Large, long legged deer, coat reddish- brown in summer, dark brown in winter. Whitish throat patch, rump patch whitish, tail buffish-brown. Antlers have multiple points.

Habitat: Most widespread on open moorland in Scottish highlands & islands, in England mainly associated with Woodland. Has colonised many conifer plantations.

Active throughout the day, longest activity periods around dusk and dawn.