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forestgnome
09-23-2009, 06:35 AM
I love this coming season...




big cow spotted on the drive early morning...

http://i96.photobucket.com/albums/l190/forestgnome/055aaa-3.jpg



hobblebush now has berries and some leaves are starting to turn..

http://i96.photobucket.com/albums/l190/forestgnome/042aaa.jpg





caterplillar

http://i96.photobucket.com/albums/l190/forestgnome/087aaa.jpg







I just love birch glades with fern/hobblebush understory. There's usually lots of moose sign...

http://i96.photobucket.com/albums/l190/forestgnome/112aaa.jpg




One of two moose rutting pits I found...

http://i96.photobucket.com/albums/l190/forestgnome/137aaa-1.jpg





14 pointer with a nice wide palm...

http://i96.photobucket.com/albums/l190/forestgnome/149aaa-1.jpg




healthy yearling bull...

http://i96.photobucket.com/albums/l190/forestgnome/023aaa-1.jpg




happy autumn :)

CHRIS
09-23-2009, 06:48 AM
Fantastic as usual. The caterplillar shot is great. Thanks for sharing.

Snow Miser
09-23-2009, 07:46 AM
Fantastic shots as usual Patrick!!! Thanks.

mtruman
09-23-2009, 08:14 AM
Perfect Fall photos if ever I've seen them. Love the caterpillar and the birches. The moose are great as always.

1HappyHiker
09-23-2009, 09:42 AM
Your reports are short on words, but your amazing photos speak volumes, and they tell the entire story of your adventure in great detail.:)

Thank you for another excellent report!

KD Talbot
09-23-2009, 04:01 PM
That first shot with the morning sun on her face, I think I'm in love!

KDT

Tim&Val
09-23-2009, 04:23 PM
I think that the caterpillar will be a Spotted Tussock Moth. We saw these guys munching on leaves all over in Maine last weekend. I'd never seen them before - they're like a creative mix of wooly bear and bumblebee. :D

Valerie

KathyC
09-23-2009, 06:31 PM
As always, beautiful pictures. I can't wait to see all the ones that you take of the season...

forestgnome
09-23-2009, 07:11 PM
Thanks for the comments :)






I think that the caterpillar will be a Spotted Tussock Moth. We saw these guys munching on leaves all over in Maine last weekend. I'd never seen them before - they're like a creative mix of wooly bear and bumblebee. :D

Valerie



Thank you for the ID help.

happy trails :)