Saturday, 25 September 2021

Saturday's Critters

We just had a huge storm, 51 mm rain in two days. With this came a warming trend, so the tree frogs are still out and about. 

 I've been saving up videos. We noticed Thursday, September 23rd, that the fawn has now lost its spots. They had spots on September 13th. We've been doing some COVID-safe day trips, so I'm a bit slow to upload these.

First up are the wonderful tree frogs.  Can you see the two wee ones? There is one on the far left, the other on the far right.

There are two large adults, as well. I like just watching them. They are nocturnal, and do a nappie thing all day. Here is one of the large tree frogs. I find it so calming!

tree frog from Jennifer Jilks on Vimeo.

The birds are still bathing in the water fountain. That'll be another fall chore, to drain and dry it, then cover it up for winter. You can hear the tree frogs on the deck, near me, while the bird is bathing.

The doe and fawn

doe and fawn from Jennifer Jilks on Vimeo.

Of course, you can't have fawns without bucks!

Young buck from Jennifer Jilks on Vimeo.

There was a young fawn

fawn from Jennifer Jilks on Vimeo.

One wild turkey

wild turkey from Jennifer Jilks on Vimeo.

For more critters, visit Eileen at Saturday's Critters # 406.

Friday, 24 September 2021

Thursday drive to Lyndhurst

Thursday, September 16th

     "How about we go for a drive?" he said.

    "Sure! Where to?"


I had another idea, though. (You can tell, by the title of this post!) I saw a post by Laurie Weir, she went to Lyndhurst. We did Google maps, and found a route. What struck me was the swiftness of the seasonal changes. 

I love the signs of the changing seasons! Corn and changing leaves.

People work so hard on their gardens, and I love them.

Peaceful rivers...
Harvest time.

The vines impressed me.

I love this! Apparently, Lyndhurst has a turkey festival.

And the public dock...

The park is lovely! The following are all in this little spot. It's so pretty. We forgot we were here!

This, my outdoors photographer/writer friend tells me is a Northern Pike fingerling! It was adorable! 

From here, we took a bit of a walkabout. The plaid house!

We went into the Green Gecko. We've been here before, but we forgot! We went for a drive (May, 2017). 
We made some Christmas purchases, as well as two new outfits for me!

There is a park, with a lovely walk.

They have a lovely view of the river.

Horses for JB.

I love these rocks. I miss the ones in Muskoka. 

Why not pass on an uphill! The drivers were merciless.
I can't believe the amount of passing.
One tractor driver was killed on Saturday, Sept. 18th.

It is harvest time!

Old Kingston Road