Not just for hummingbirds. Teresa Grangruth enjoys watching and feeding all the birds at her yard in Menahga.
Great blue herons like this one are some of Sue’s favorites when she is bird watching the winter away in Port Aransas, Texas. Shared by Sue Taylor, of Hitterdal.
Debbie Burnside captured a beautiful sunset near Hawley.
Cindy Hamm watched a pileated woodpecker at the feeder, last fall in Park Rapids.
Clover flowers looking good enough for deer to eat. From Sue Peterson’s backyard near Lake Victoria in Alexandria.
Karen Blom, of Alexandria, got a picture of these fox pups keeping a wary eye on these stranger while out playing.
This hummingbird was taking a break at the feeder of Jen Bergerson, in Morris, who has enjoyed watching them all summer.
Diann Hirman found some fresh fall mushrooms on the bike trail near Sauk Centre.
An electrifying shot of a lightning bolt over Sacred Heart shared by Stacy Peterson.
Dennis Sulflow, watched a young swan testing its wings, small pond in Kandiyohi County, in preparation for a migration trip south that will happen soon.
Loribess, daughter of Gwen Gullickson, feeding marshmallows to Rylee, Izzy, Miah, and Dori, in Flandreau, South Dakota.
Future farmer, Luke, loves big machines. Carolyn Enstad shared this picture from Walnut Grove.
Terri Sanoski is lucky to enjoy many gorgeous sunrises on Fish Trap Lake.
This still life is called The Beauty of Fall Harvest, by DeVonne Koppenberg, of St. Cloud.
While touring around the lakes with her brother this summer, Janell Wink, from Brainerd found a raccoon near the family cabin in Hillman.
Barbara Meyer, of St. Cloud, came upon this tree frog resting in a lily blossom while working in the garden. She didn’t even notice the frog was waiting for lunch until she had the photo developed.
Someone needs to tell these sandhill cranes that 300 is a crowd. Taken in Wisconsin by Arnie Borchert of Sauk Rapids.
The gardens at Glensheen mansion, in Duluth are always well tended. Photo by Kristie Flachmeyer, of Litchfield.
Trumpeter swans in a heated discussion not involving politics. Photo by Al Batt, of Hartland.
October is a fun time for a fun guy like John Pfeiffer, who posed as Frankenstein for this scene last year in New Ulm.