Lounging Violet - October 2, 2011

Autumn deepens in Washington Square Park:

What a treat! It's Violet!

Looking quite fetching:

A brief preen:

caught in mid-blink:

Violet swooped away and out of sight to the Northwest:

What may be an abandoned red-tailed hawk nest is seen on a church a few blocks away:

Some more pumpkmelons... or are they waterkins?

Cool cats swingin' to an oldie:

The sky darkened yet again and since Violet was not to be found, it was time to head home: