November

November’s Offerings

155 Images in Chronological Order

 

The West Gate in Pre-dawn Light

The West Gate in Pre-dawn Light

 

A Nest in the Sumac

A Nest in the Sumac

 

Little White Puffsters at Dawn

Little White Puffsters at Dawn

 

A Bit of Down at Dawn

A Bit of Down at Dawn

 

A View Across the Corn Fields to the West at Dawn

A View Across the Corn Fields to the West at Dawn

 

Rosehips on the Far Western Hill at Dawn

Rosehips on the Far Western Hill at Dawn

 

Prairie Pea Pods Under a Lead Sky

Prairie Pea Pods Under a Lead Sky

 

Thorny Locust Sapling Against a Dawn Sky

Thorny Locust Sapling Against a Dawn Sky

 

Frail Nest

Frail Nest

 

Swoop Tree in the Fall

Swoop Tree in the Fall

 

Down Tree Bark CU

Down Tree Bark CU

 

Down Tree - Rotten At the Core

Down Tree – Rotten At the Core

 

The Hay Machine Wheel

The Hay Machine Wheel

 

Cattail Head Laying Down

Cattail Head Laying Down

 

Shelf Fungus Low to the Ground

Shelf Fungus Low to the Ground

 

Bare Trees Like Veins

Bare Trees Like Veins

 

Past a Leaning Tree to a Clearing

Past a Leaning Tree to a Clearing

 

Cattails Leaning

Cattails Leaning

 

Dead Trunk with Fallen Branches

Dead Trunk with Fallen Branches

 

Draw Floor Potpourri

Draw Floor Potpourri

 

Looking Up Out of A Draw Past Undergrowth

Looking Up Out of A Draw Past Undergrowth

 

Looking Back East to the Hill from the Far Western Draw

Looking Back East to the Hill from the Far Western Draw

 

The Trail Along East Side of the Far Western Draw

The Trail Along East Side of the Far Western Draw

 

Where the Brush Gives Way to the Grass

Where the Brush Gives Way to the Grass

 

A Bittersweet View Across the West Draw

A Bittersweet View Across the West Draw

 

Bone Chewed a Bit by Rodents

Bone Chewed a Bit by Rodents

 

Snapped Off Stump

Snapped Off Stump

 

From the Shade of the West Draw to the Far Western Hillside

From the Shade of the West Draw to the Far Western Hillside

 

Squirrel Nest

Squirrel Nest

 

Barren Young Trees

Barren Young Trees

 

The Head of the Northwest Draw with Bare Trees

The Head of the Northwest Draw with Bare Trees

 

Magnificent Yellowed Cottonwood Near the West Gate

Magnificent Yellowed Cottonwood Near the West Gate

 

The Bare Trees of the First Draw and the Path Nearby

The Bare Trees of the First Draw and the Path Nearby

 

Twigs Against the Sky

Twigs Against the Sky

 

Bare Trees of the First Draw Against the Sky

Bare Trees of the First Draw Against the Sky

 

Dawn Sky of November 11

Dawn Sky of November 11

 

Dawn Sky of November 11 CU

Dawn Sky of November 11 CU

 

A Dun Colored Meadow

A Dun Colored Meadow

 

November 11 Sun Burning Through Cloud Cover

November 11 Sun Burning Through Cloud Cover

 

Bald Stand in the First Draw

Bald Stand in the First Draw

 

Shock of Dry Grass

Shock of Dry Grass

 

Across the Hooked Head of the Second Draw - Bare Trees

Across the Hooked Head of the Second Draw – Bare Trees

 

Wind Blown Leaves Still Hanging On

Wind Blown Leaves Still Hanging On

 

The Last Few Leaves Thrust Up Against a Cloudy Sky

The Last Few Leaves Thrust Up Against a Cloudy Sky

 

A Cottonwood Grove on a Gray Day

A Cottonwood Grove on a Gray Day

 

Cottonwood Leaves Caught in a Crotch

Cottonwood Leaves Caught in a Crotch

 

The Slope of the Draw

The Slope of the Draw

 

Hedge Apples on the Ground WS

Hedge Apples on the Ground WS

 

Hedge Apples on the Ground CU

Hedge Apples on the Ground CU

 

Hedge Apples on the Ground Eaten by Critters

Hedge Apples on the Ground Eaten by Critters

 

Hedge Apples Still on the Tree

Hedge Apples Still on the Tree

 

Fall Leaves on a Bed of Moss

Fall Leaves on a Bed of Moss

 

Critter Den Hole in the Second Draw

Critter Den Hole in the Second Draw

 

A Cut Bank on the Edge of the Second Draw

A Cut Bank on the Edge of the Second Draw

 

Vine Leaves From Below

Vine Leaves From Below

 

Still Life with Little White Fungus and Orange Leaves

Still Life with Little White Fungus and Orange Leaves

 

Buck Brush from Below

Buck Brush from Below

 

Big Down Tree

Big Down Tree

 

Waxy Leaves Still Green

Waxy Leaves Still Green

 

Rough Bark

Rough Bark

 

Cottonwood Rotten at the Base

Cottonwood Rotten at the Base

 

Leaves in a Low Open Crotch

Leaves in a Low Open Crotch

 

Colony of White Fungus on a Down Tree WS

Colony of White Fungus on a Down Tree WS

 

Solo Fungus on a Down Tree

Solo Fungus on a Down Tree

 

At the Five Sisters Cottonwood Grove

At the Five Sisters Cottonwood Grove

 

Two Trunks at the Five Sisters Cottonwood Grove

Two Trunks at the Five Sisters Cottonwood Grove

 

In the Sinuous Low End of the South Draw

In the Sinuous Low End of the South Draw

 

In the Sinuous Low End of the South Draw 2

In the Sinuous Low End of the South Draw 2

 

The Big Cottonwod in the Low End of the South Draw

The Big Cottonwod in the Low End of the South Draw

 

Brown Grass Under an Arcing Young Tree

Brown Grass Under an Arcing Young Tree

 

Brown Grass In the Marshy Spot

Brown Grass In the Marshy Spot

 

Bittersweet Berries Close Up

Bittersweet Berries Close Up

 

Glacial Erratic in the Lower South Draw

Glacial Erratic in the Lower South Draw

 

Across the First Draw - Last Leaves

Across the First Draw – Last Leaves

 

Glacial Erratics on the East Fence Line

Glacial Erratics on the East Fence Line

 

Along the East Fence Line

Along the East Fence Line

 

Buckthorn Berries Along the East Fence Line

Buckthorn Berries Along the East Fence Line

 

Buckthorn Berries Along the East Fence Line CU

Buckthorn Berries Along the East Fence Line CU

 

At the West Gate Before Dawn

At the West Gate Before Dawn

 

Dawn Nov 16

Dawn Nov 16

 

Seeds Against the Sky

Seeds Against the Sky

 

Little Bunch of Grass

Little Bunch of Grass

 

Looking Down on a Tangle of Grass

Looking Down on a Tangle of Grass

 

Classic Empty Milkweed Pod Head

Classic Empty Milkweed Pod Head

 

Patch of Tall Grass Still Standing

Patch of Tall Grass Still Standing

 

Cone Flower Seed Heads Dark Against the Sky

Cone Flower Seed Heads Dark Against the Sky

 

 Viny Orange Leafed Plant - Buckthorn?

Viny Orange Leafed Plant – Buckthorn?

 

Buckthorn?  Orange Leafed Plant CU

Buckthorn? Orange Leafed Plant CU

 

Rose Bush Covered in Hips

Rose Bush Covered in Hips

 

Deep in the Sunflower Stalks

Deep in the Sunflower Stalks

 

Sun Burning Through

Sun Burning Through

 

A Coyote Den (?) on the Far West Hillside

A Coyote Den (?) on the Far West Hillside

 

A Slab of Bark in the Foreground

A Slab of Bark in the Foreground

 

Spiky Grass Leaves in the Marsh Area

Spiky Grass Leaves in the Marsh Area

 

Pelvic Bone

Pelvic Bone

 

Dead White Trees on a Dutch Angle

Dead White Trees on a Dutch Angle

 

Thorny Locust CU

Thorny Locust CU

 

Thorny Locust Up Angle

Thorny Locust Up Angle

 

A Gully in the West Draw

A Gully in the West Draw

 

No Go Spot

No Go Spot

 

Late Morning Clouds Moving In - West Fence Line

Late Morning Clouds Moving In – West Fence Line

 

Breezy Pre-Dawn Grasses - East Fence

Breezy Pre-Dawn Grasses – East Fence

 

Breezy Pre-Dawn Grasses CU

Breezy Pre-Dawn Grasses CU

 

Nude Tree Branches Against a November Gray Sky

Nude Tree Branches Against a November Gray Sky

 

Wind Whipped Sunflower Stalks

Wind Whipped Sunflower Stalks

 

Nest Cup

Nest Cup

 

Hill to Hill Beyond the West Draw

Hill to Hill Beyond the West Draw

 

Critter Den on the East Hillside WS

Critter Den on the East Hillside WS

 

Critter Den on the East Hillside MS

Critter Den on the East Hillside MS

 

Bare Trees in the First Draw

Bare Trees in the First Draw

 

Carnivore Turds

Carnivore Turds

 

Interesting Tree Appendages CU

Interesting Tree Appendages CU – Ball Moss?

 

Interesting Tree Appendages WS

Interesting Tree Appendages WS – Ball Moss?

 

Big Trunk with Long Old Scar

Big Trunk with Long Old Scar

 

Base of a Damaged Old Tree

Base of a Damaged Old Tree

 

Two Old Tree Bases, One Showing Damage

Two Old Tree Bases, One Showing Damage

 

A Cluster of Yellowish Berries

A Cluster of Yellowish Berries – Unopened Bittersweet?

 

Lots of Bittersweet in the Little Draw

Lots of Bittersweet in the Little Draw

 

Newly Downed Tree

Newly Downed Tree

 

The Floor of the Draw Covered in Brown Cottonwood Leaves

The Floor of the Draw Covered in Brown Cottonwood Leaves

 

The Hollow Root

The Hollow Root

 

The Hollow Root CU

The Hollow Root CU

 

Two Curled Leaves Still on the Stalk

Two Curled Leaves Still on the Stalk

 

Five Curled Leaves Still on the Stalk

Five Curled Leaves Still on the Stalk

 

Where the Water Runs, If It Runs

Where the Water Runs, If It Runs

 

Multi Trunk Cottonwood with a Punky Hole in the Base

Multi Trunk Cottonwood with a Punky Hole in the Base

 

Down Tree Covered with Green and Yellow Fungus

Down Tree Covered with Green and Yellow Fungus

 

Decomposed Bole WS

Decomposed Bole WS

 

Decomposed Bole ECU

Decomposed Bole ECU

 

Toppled Rotten Trunk

Toppled Rotten Trunk

 

Dead Tire, Been There a Long Time

Dead Tire, Been There a Long Time

 

First Snow of the Season

First Snow of the Season

 

Tracks in the Snow on a Log

Tracks in the Snow on a Log

 

Very Light Snow Down in the Lower Draw

Very Light Snow Down in the Lower Draw

 

Looking Down Into the Lower Draw Backlit

Looking Down Into the Lower Draw Backlit

 

Big Cottonwood Trunk on the South Draw

Big Cottonwood Trunk on the South Draw

 

Standing in Grandmother Cottonwood's Shadow

Standing in Grandmother Cottonwood’s Shadow

 

Snow Dust and Sparkle Grass

Snow Dust and Sparkle Grass

 

Snow Dust and Sparkle Grass 2

Snow Dust and Sparkle Grass 2

 

Snow Dust and Sparkle Grass 3

Snow Dust and Sparkle Grass 3

 

Backlit Tanglewood with Sparkle Grass

Backlit Tanglewood with Sparkle Grass

 

Wide Marshy Spot with a Little Dusting of Snow

Wide Marshy Spot with a Little Dusting of Snow

 

A Little Dusting of Snow on a Hummock of Marshy Grass

A Little Dusting of Snow on a Hummock of Marshy Grass

 

Tracks in the Snow on a Down Tree Branch

Tracks in the Snow on a Down Tree Branch

 

Light Snow on the Beaten Path

Light Snow on the Beaten Path

 

Light Snow Highlights a Little Game Trail

Light Snow Highlights a Little Game Trail

 

Bird Box on the Ground

Bird Box on the Ground

 

The Seep Barely Iced Up - Wide Vertical

The Seep Barely Iced Up – Wide Vertical

 

The Seep Barely Iced Up - CU

The Seep Barely Iced Up – CU

 

The Seep Barely Iced Up - Wide Horizontal

The Seep Barely Iced Up – Wide Horizontal

 

Buck Rub and Out Onto the Prairie

Buck Rub and Out Onto the Prairie

 

Runny Turd on the Edge of the Prairie

Runny Turd on the Edge of the Prairie

 

It All Comes Down to This

It All Comes Down to This

 

Twilight on Grass Heads

Twilight on Grass Heads

 

Last Light in November - On the Way Out

Last Light in November – On the Way Out

 

As always I’d appreciate any corrections

or help with plant identification.