"There is no season when such pleasant and sunny spots may be lighted on, and produce so pleasant an effect on the feelings, as now in October."
- Nathaniel Hawthorne
A view of the Emiquon Wetland Observatory from Clark Road shows the changing colors of early October.
In early Autumn, many insects are out sunning themselves, making it easier to get photographs:
Common Green Darner dragonfly, female:
Common Green Darner, male:
A grackle seemed to be eyeing the insects I was photographing!
A female Indigo Bunting came out to see what was going on:
The trees between Clark Road and the lake are growing; one day I won't be able to see the lake from this point.