If you love wild animals, you are probably thrilled every time you spot some. They tend to be hard to spot in the city and highly populated areas, but even rural areas sometimes rarely see them during daylight. Night time is the best time to spot certain types of wildlife, particularly deer. Here are some tips for how to watch deer at night.
First find a spot that is known for deer to gather. This might be an apple orchard, a field of clover, or anywhere where deer might find food or go to drink water. You can find signs of deer by looking for tracks, droppings, and trails through the woods—look for places in the trees and bushes where leaves and have been pushed aside as a deer walked through.
You may want to carry a pair of binoculars. Binoculars will allow you to see deer closer than you would otherwise. Deer are extremely difficult to get close to as they can hear very well, and they have sharp vision. They also spook very easily.
Night vision binoculars or night vision goggles are also great for observing wildlife such as deer at night time. While pointing a flashlight or the headlights of your car at a deer might frighten it away before you can even really watch it, night vision equipment is designed to allow you to see at night without disturbing what you are watching.
Always be careful not to disturb animals or people when watching wildlife at night. Stay safe, and always obtain permission to be in a certain place at night.