Since the neighbors feed the deer, the small herd of 7 had stayed close by throughout the winter. Now that the snow was melting, they were moving back to their more biologically appropriate foods sources; grass, shrubs and trees.
I had suspected that one of the twins born last spring was a buck, but until this point, I had not been able to get my camera zoomed in enough to make sure. But, there they are! The start of little pedicles on his head.
I hope that he sticks around throughout the summer so that I can watch his antlers grow but I have a feeling that he will leave this group and we will have only does to watch. Maybe he will come back in the fall when the rut hits!