Another great day for fall colours despite the rain.
These photos were taken with a little Panasonic point-and-shoot camera as I didn’t want to expose the borrowed (thank-you again Ian Valentine!) Nikon to moisture.
Species list: double-crested cormorant, great egret, Mallard, American black duck, ring-billed gull, herring gull, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker, blue jay, American crow, black-capped chickadee, American robin, ruby-crowned kinglet, red-winged blackbird, northern cardinal, American goldfinch. white-throated sparrow, song sparrow. (18 species)
10 a.m. group:
1 p.m. group:
Bright yellow, red and orange,
The leaves come down in hosts;
The trees are Indian princes,
But soon they’ll turn to ghosts. – William Allingham (1824–89)