Fox tracks and pee at a rose-bush that doubles as a scent post.
A mouse highway between two rose-bush clumps.
Barberry berries are still around. Something must eat these because it spreads all over. But they can't be very tasty if they are still around at this date.
A crew-cut of spice bush sprouts, munched down by deer. This (plus all the thorny invasives dominating the shrub layer) is a sure sign of over-abundant deer.
This hermit thrush was hopping around the cliff-side and eating multi-flora rose hips. It was a good bird morning. Also seen: winter wren, yellow-bellied sapsucker, field sparrow, pileated woodpecker, brown creeper.