Taking a Break

November 30, 2016 - Don't let the relaxed pose fool you. This cat could lead into action in an instant.
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Combat Zone

November 30, 2016 - New food mix brought out the aggressive nature of the jays.
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Different Species

November 29, 2016 - It's a different kind of maple -- it's a variety of Japanese maple
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Not Easy Being Green

November 29, 2016 - As patiently as I waited I never got a good look at the head on this snake to see if it was in the poisonous category. D...
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Lean on Me

November 28, 2016 - The wind seems to follow a path through the garden at this point. Everything is leaning left.
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Food Line

November 28, 2016 - Just before the rain showers came in again, and the feeding frenzy began in earnest.
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GM Building

November 27, 2016 - Looking toward the river from the Eastern Market, the "GM Building" formerly known as the Renaissance Center dominates t...
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Says Who!

November 26, 2016 - Tis blue jay and this finch appeared to be having a debate over who had priority at the feeder. Apparently, when it come...
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Red Oak

November 25, 2016 - Something just a bit different.
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Ablaze

November 24, 2016 - It took some driving around, but we managed to find some blazing maples. Colors are late this year; only at about 25%....
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Shades of Red

November 23, 2016 - This fall the trees were slow in changing but the show has been going on longer than usual and the colors really have be...
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Body Slam

November 23, 2016 - No question about who was going to eat first.
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Regular Visitor

November 22, 2016 - The deer herd seems to have grown significantly from last year. We often get visited several times a day. I could get sp...
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Cannas

November 22, 2016 - Because the fall has been warmer than normal in Michigan, the leaves are changing more slowly. The good news is that the...
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Race to Dinner

November 21, 2016 - These two blue jays were on a tear to get to the feeding hole first. The finch speed to decide to slow down and wait the...
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Maple & Dogwood

November 21, 2016 - The dogwood sure provided a great backdrop for this red maple.
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Acer Rubrum

November 20, 2016 - You probably know this tree as a red maple. It is probably the most common deciduous tree in eastern and central North A...
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More Maples

November 19, 2016 - The maples sure have put on a color show this season. The rest of the trees have been slow coloring up.
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A Standout

November 18, 2016 - Everywhere I go, the maples are all aglow.
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Defense

November 18, 2016 - No more "Mr. Nice Guy". There only was a little food left in the feeder and these two didn't want to share. I watched f...
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Red Tipped

November 17, 2016 - Early morning drive looking for the sweet spots.
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New Day Dawning

November 17, 2016 - Not exactly like the ocean sunrises, but beautiful nonetheless.
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Mixed Bag

November 16, 2016 - Climbing the hill was worth the effort this morning.
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Off Road

November 16, 2016 - Right around the corner from home.
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Up Close & Personal

November 15, 2016 - Looked like a negotiation over who feeds first.
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"Woody Returns"

November 15, 2016 - This red bellied woodpecker has been absent for many months. His return is another indicator that the temperature is dro...
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Red and Gold

November 14, 2016 - Some change quickly while others hang on as long as possible.
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Feed Me

November 14, 2016 - Trying to isolate the one finch from the flock has taken a lot of different angles, settings and time, but finally got o...
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Lexington

November 13, 2016 - Just roaming around this quiet little town before the crowds hit the streets. Lexington is about 20 miles north of Port...
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Rest Stop

November 12, 2016 - The ducks have arrived a few weeks later this season, but it's a sure sign the weather is about to turn colder. This is...
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Tunnel of Trees

November 11, 2016 - Just discovering some new roads in the neighborhood. The scenery is great, the drive is short, and miraculously there wa...
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Moonlit

November 11, 2016 - Moonlit, sunlit, who cares as long as the leaves are backlit.
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On Fire

November 10, 2016 - The maple trees always change first and present a great show of color.
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Bridge Between Seasons

November 10, 2016 - Going from green to multicolored, but very slowly this year.
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Togetherness

November 09, 2016 - Never did figure out whether these two were friends or foes. Gave up watching after a while so I guess you'll have to us...
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Country Road

November 09, 2016 - Let the show begin.
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Looking Up

November 08, 2016 - Out in the fresh -- no make that brisk -- autumn air urrounded by red maples.
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Falling Leaves

November 08, 2016 - Even the vines are brilliant this time of year.
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Check This Out

November 07, 2016 - Almost like being back in Florida -- sunny, 75 degrees, but the humidity was missing so I knew I was somewhere else.
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Preview

November 07, 2016 - These were the first to start changing. Time to get the gear ready and begin the color search.
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Orange Is the New Green

November 06, 2016 - The reds and oranges are dominant.
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Framed by Nature

November 05, 2016 - A real standout among the surrounding greenery.
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Oncoming

November 04, 2016 - Checking out the side roads and trying to stay out of the mud -- emphasis on trying!
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Fine Feathered

November 04, 2016 - Obviously, this peacock had no problem strolling alongside me. It almost got to be a contest to see if I could capture a...
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Silhouette

November 03, 2016 - The maples always put on a show this time of year.
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Food Fight

November 03, 2016 - When the seed level in the feeder drops, the finches attitudes change from "friendly flock member" to "it's mine".
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All By Myself

November 02, 2016 - This graceful tree has passed its peak, but still stands strong.
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The Color Red

November 01, 2016 - Just the beginning of the color change.
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In Transition

November 01, 2016 - Stay long enough and you can watch the colors change -- well almost.
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