doc ellen's journey
Isn’t the spider’s spangle a delightful addition to these calico asters?
2 days, 8 hours
Some butterflies, like this female pearl crescent, join the autumn palette with their brilliant display of fall colors.
2 days, 9 hours
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.
5 days, 10 hours
grass foxtails and dew on the riverbank
3 weeks, 1 day
Almost as important as eyes looking down for fish,
is the osprey’s eyes sweeping upward, scanning for a marauding eagle.
3 weeks, 6 days
One sure harbinger of autumn for me is the appearance of the tiny calico asters.
The bloom is about the size of a quarter.
4 weeks, 1 day
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…