|A Grey Squirrel in Swanseas|
|A Splash of Autumn Colour|
|A 'reflective' foretaste of Winter, when there will be bare branches on the deciduous trees|
|Meanwhile, we can enjoy the rich colours of Autumn|
Carotenoids are responsible for the shades of yellow and anthocyanins for the reds and purples. You can read more about the process on the US Forest Service site here. Drop me a comment if you have posted some colourful leaves: I would love to see them!
Those of us in the UK, where we mark Guy Fawkes' Night on 5 November with fireworks and bonfires, would do well to read the RSPB advice regarding the safety of animals. You might enjoy my collaborative Bonfire Wordle here.