This is what summer in southeast Michigan looks like
DP199-2016 Posted Monday, July 18
Internal framing of a view of the Willow Pond at the Matthaei Botanical Gardens. You can make out the great blue heron fishing in the pond in the larger viewing sizes. The gnarly tree on the right is a venerable willow.
If you want a taste of the sounds of the morning, bullfrog croaks included, see my short video, taken just a little further along the shore to the left of this shot https://arctangent.smugmug.com/Videos-various-subjects/Videos-Nature-miscellany/i-FndNHxH)
Taken July 17, 2016
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, Ann Arbor