October 13th. Dense fog at sunrise.
October 17th. Some trees are nearly bare of leaves.
Looks like a young Eastern Phoebe (Sayornis phoebe).
American Beaver (Castor canadensis) motoring along with a stick in its mouth
Now to embed the stick into the dam.
October 18th. The Ghost Run is coming!
A female Belted Kingfisher (Ceryle alcyon). Noisy when they fly.
October 19th. Thirtynine degrees.
Seen but not photographed: two deer splashing through the marsh near the old beaver dam.
A male Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens).
The female Belted Kingfisher (Ceryle alcyon) again.
October 19th, late afternoon at Cranberry Bog. A male Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) taking a bath.
His mate seems unimpressed.
October 22nd. Sunrise as I drove to the trail.
Blowing leaves off the trail. Sadly, much of the stone dust surface blows away too - as it does every year.
The moon again as clouds begin to obscure it.