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spangle

Isn’t the spider’s spangle a delightful addition to these calico asters?

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autumn butterfly

Some butterflies, like this female pearl crescent, join the autumn palette with their brilliant display of fall colors.

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argument

The cool autumn morning on the river got interrupted when two adult great blue herons decided they both wanted the same spot in the sunshine.

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sparkles

grass foxtails and dew on the riverbank

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seeking marauders

Almost as important as eyes looking down for fish,
is the osprey’s eyes sweeping upward, scanning for a marauding eagle.

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aster bling

One sure harbinger of autumn for me is the appearance of the tiny calico asters.
The bloom is about the size of a quarter.

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tasty morsel?

Mink are known as fierce predators and I have glimpsed them at the lake.
But I didn’t expect to see one contemplating the dawn sun as perhaps a tasty morsel…

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