Riding Mountain National Park in Early Fall – day 3, part 1

Although it was very cloudy again this morning, I was up and out of the B&B first thing in the morning and headed to Grayling Lake in the hopes the clouds would clear enough for morning sunrise pictures.  It was foggy and I remembered getting some beautiful foggy sunrise pictures there a couple of years ago.

 

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I ended up getting foggy pictures – but without the sun.  The dock was very slippery, so all my pictures were taken from shore this time.

Might as well head for the Bison enclosure.

I didn’t see any Bison at all, so instead of taking the one way road back to the beginning and trying again I decided to go to Lake Audy Dam and see what I could find there.

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Just outside the enclosure, I found the sun trying to shine.
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I thought I had this handsome young buck in focus, but it appears I didn’t.  Those silly grasses!

At the dam, I found several Gulls,

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and a Belted Kingfisher,

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and a whole flock of Coots.

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The Gulls were active and fun to watch.

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The fall colours are gorgeous

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Love the spideer web with tiny water droplets

Tomorrow’s blog will continue at the dam and go from there.

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