And all the great photo opps it brings.
The last of the honkers fueling up before their trip south
Turkeys grabbing whatever food they can find
Birds of prey and crows who always seem to show up when we call for preds
Red tail hawk
And of course our favorites, foxed and coyotes which are now much more visible as they go about their daily routine
Yep, that's a coyote. And that little clump of grass in the middle of the field
May just be a fox taking an afternoon nap.
The trick is spotting those while you are driving 70 km/h on the country roads without putting your truck in the ditch.