The Dogwood limbs are bare now, picked clean by all the berry-loving birds that feast on them-- aided by a squirrel or two. When the Dogwood limbs are bare and the winds turn cold, it's time to put feeders out in Tennessee. (Click image to enlarge...:)Even so, there are still plenty of berries around. Among them, the American Beautyberry. If you've never seen this shrub in the fall, click the link and take a look at this lucious combination of reddish-orange and lilac purple. Only nature could stage such a show of brilliance!
Watercolor on 140# hotpress paper.