There was no mistaking it as mother caught up with the foraging chicks and quietly, slowly while clucking reassuringly to her brood, cast her eye upon that thing that had the audacity to trapes unknowingly into her nursery.
“You Sir are turning around and going a different way…” was the clear message to me…
I cruppied down among the barley to seem less threatening and raised the cycloptic eye of the camera to capture the shot. With this she paused and then started slowly towards me. The last thing I wanted to do was escalate her situation so slowly backed away, moved across to the other tractor track and left her and her charges to their day.
Ok, not exactly a brown bear and her cubs but she was resolute and that deserves respect!