time of year, the sap stops flowing to leaf stems, which makes the
leaves change colors. There are three main colors in leaves: green
yellow, and red. The green disappears first, leaving only yellow, reds
and oranges, behind. Not long afterward... the leaves fall away
Flocks of birds are flying south to warmer weather. Some of them travel
thousands of miles, and others simply move short distances. Some stay
right where they are. But if you look carefully, you will see "V"
formations heading south. If they are not heading south, they are just
practicing before the big trip!
hard workers have to make winter nests, and stash away enough food
(usually nuts and dried mushrooms, fruit, etc.) to make it through the
whole winter. They bury stashes in many different locations, and
always remember exactly where they put them.
When you see these
things you know Fall is here.