Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Nature Notes: Changes continue

Although my dogwood trees haven't changed this much, I spotted a dogwood in my neighborhood that is getting its full fall colors.
There are a few other trees beginning to get their fall colors.
Most of the trees are still green but beginning to have subtle changes.
There are a few male cardinals that still have their transitional feathers.
The female cardinal below is resting on my rocking chair arm rest.
The mourning dove is foraging on my deck.
The catbird is on my deck wall. The biggest change is the cooler temperatures which I like.


EG CameraGirl said...

Oh how lovely the way the female cardinal has spread her tail where she sits!

Shey said...

I agree, nice capture of the cardinal. Love the fall colors too. :)

Charlene N. K. said...

Lovely captures of autumn marvels!

Nature Rambles said...

Lovely fall colours! And I love the shot of the cardinal with the beautiful shadow of the tail feathers.

Cezar and Léia said...

They are gorgeous birds, you got wonderful pictures! :)

Maude Lynn said...

I love the pictures of the cardinals!

Rambling Woods said...

Funny as I just saw a young cardinal on the deck but I didn't get any photos....yes..fall is least it is cooler...Michelle

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Fall is coming! Will the cardinal stay all winter?

Carver said...

Thanks for visiting. To answer the question, yes the cardinals do stay here all winter.

Dianne said...

I love the 2nd shot
what a burst of color

and your bird portraits are wonderful :)

Lynette Killam said...

Lovely photo...thanks for sharing them with those of us who love birds. The cardinal was always one of my favourites when I lived in Ontario, but unfortunately, they do not make it over to the west coast...

DeniseinVA said...

Another beautiful series of photos. Love the cardinal with her ruffles.