Sunday, August 27, 2017

Another Sunday Morning Walk

It's still Summer, but there are beginning to be traces of Fall; the mornings are cooler, as are the days, the air is drying out some, and the Canada Geese are getting restless. Today's Sunday morning walk in the Dykeman Spring Nature Park yielded the usual Summery scenes, but the temperature was down 10 degrees and there's a subtle smell of Fall in the air. Here comes September!

Jimsonweed growing in some waste space by Ripple Field
Morning Glories growing in the same waste area
A Red-spotted Purple butterfly near the bridge over Gum Run
The new bridge, getting overgrown, seen from across the north pond
A young Mallard posing on the north pond
A 12-spotted Skimmer dragonfly up on the meadow
A Pearl Crescent butterfly up on the meadow
© 2017 by A. Roy Hilbinger 

3 comments:

  1. Sending a blast of warm humid air from near the Equator! As usual, calendar quality pics, Roy.

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    1. No, no! Keep it down there, Ant Man! I'm tired of Summer and longing for Fall!

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  2. The Jimsonweed looks like trumpets!

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