November 19th. Fourteen degrees and fresh ice on the marsh.
November 20th. At the pond east of Route 207, the beaver lodge has a fresh coat of dark bottom mud.
Yellow branches show where beavers have made a meal of the bark.
November 21st. Canada Geese (Branta canadensis) spent the night on the marsh.
Stretching and honking...
...and then they were off!
November 22nd. A female Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens)...
...pecking some dried Poison Ivy berries.
November 23rd. Grayville Falls after a night and morning of heav rain.
November 27th. Three pairs of Mallards (Anas platyrhynchos) were about the only birds I saw.