This poor creature was completely stuck in a large patch of frothy, white fluid that may have been deer saliva. Your guess as to what happened here is as good as mine!
In size, coloration and markings, this one looked like a queen.
Native to China; naturalized in UK
In winter plumage
Stag resting, a little way from a resting herd
Mature stag belling with does in the background
Young stags sparring, as others rest with jackdaws in attendance
Banana in Palm house
Just emerged, D & J