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: