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Fall Is in the Air, Part II

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Autumn is a season of frosty mornings, festivals, and of course, spectacular foliage. Around the north, people have begun to see their breath form misty clouds in the chilly morning air, leaves are reaching peak color, and animals are on the move. Collected here is a second group of images of this year's autumn from around the northern hemisphere. Be sure to see Part I as well. [32 photos]

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Three year-old Annie Wood rides her scooter in front of changing autumn leaves in Sheffield Park Gardens near Haywards Heath in southern England, on October 17, 2012. (Reuters/Luke MacGregor)
Three year-old Annie Wood rides her scooter in front of changing autumn leaves in Sheffield Park Gardens near Haywards Heath in southern England, on October 17, 2012. (Reuters/Luke MacGregor)
A Red Deer stag roars in the early morning light in Richmond Park in London, England, on October 10, 2012. Autumn sees the start of the "Rutting" season where the large Red Deer stags can be heard roaring and barking in an attempt to attract females. (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images) #
A leaf from an Acer tree turns a warm autumnal red at The National Trust's Tatton Park in Knutsford, England, on October 17, 2012. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images) #
The view from the Blue Ridge Parkway just south of Asheville, North Carolina, on October 20, 2012. Original here. (CC BY Francis Trudeau) #
Sam Bauer, 5, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, loads another pumpkin into his wagon during a harvest festival at the Country Apple Orchard in Harrisburg, South Dakota, on Saturday, October 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Amber Hunt) #
A man walks under trees near Lausanne, Switzerland, on October 22, 2012. (Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images) #
A half-changed leaf, near Bad Dürkheim, Germany, on October 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Torsten Silz) #
Changing autumn leaves, reflected in a pond in England's Sheffield Park Gardens, on October 17, 2012. (Reuters/Luke MacGregor) #
Raindrops gather on the autumn leaves of small bushes in North Vancouver, British Columbia, on October 12, 2012. After a record-breaking dry spell since August, a welcomed several days of rain moved in over the area. (Reuters/Andy Clark) #
Fog covers the Inntal valley as the famous Nordkette mountains are seen on a sunny autumn day in the western Austrian province of Tyrol, on October 23, 2012. (Reuters/Dominic Ebenbichler) #
Visitors view changing autumn leaves at the Westonbirt Arboretum in England, on October 18, 2012. (Reuters/Toby Melville) #
A Roe Deer runs over grassy dunes as the sun rises at Spurn Point on October 12, 2012 in Spurn Head, England. (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images) #
Autumn colours are on full display at Sheffield Park Garden on October 16, 2012 in Uckfield, England. (Mike Hewitt/Getty Images) #
Fall colors on a hillside above East Montpelier, Vermont, on Monday, October 8, 2012. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot) #
The Sun shines throuh a giant gennera manicata leaf at Sheffield Park Garden on October 16, 2012 in Uckfield, England. (Mike Hewitt/Getty Images) #
A Red Deer stag, with his head covered in ferns, calls in the Autumn sunshine in Richmond Park, southwest London, on October 14, 2012. (Reuters/Luke MacGregor) #
An overcast sky above fall colors and a Christmas tree farm in Northern Michigan. Original here. (CC BY Rachel Kramer) #
A girl stops to look at hundreds of jack o' lanterns at the Roger Williams Park Zoo in Providence, Rhode Island, on October 8, 2012. Around 5,000 carved pumpkins are on display for this year's Jack-o'-lantern Spectacular, one of the nation's largest jack-o'-lantern shows. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) #
A jack o' lantern interpretation of Vincent van Gogh's "Starry Night," commissioned by the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. For at least three months each Fall, pumpkin carvers Marc Evan and Chris Soria, of New York City, relinquish their illustrator occupations to carve fantastical pumpkins full-time and become the Maniac Pumpkin Carvers. (AP Photo/Maniac Pumpkin Carvers, Marc Evan) #
Snow covers a field south of Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, on October 13, 2012. (Reuters/Ilya Naymushin) #
A white swan swims in a pond at the Summer Garden in central St. Petersburg, Russia, on October 19, 2012. The Summer Garden, once a favorite place of the Russian Tsars, is now a popular place to rest for locals and tourists. (Reuters/Alexander Demianchuk) #
Cows graze in front of the Rosengarten mountain massif (3,000 meters) in the Dolomites near Bozen, Autonomous Region of South Tyrol, northern Italy's German-Italian speaking region, on October 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader) #
A woman walks her dog on a misty morning on Hampstead Heath, London, on October 23, 2012. (AP Photo/David Azia) #
Fog nestles in valleys below, seen from the Schauinsland mountain in the black forest, Germany, on October 24, 2012. (AP Photo/Winfried Rothermel) #
Cranes, on the way to their winter rest places, near the village of Linum about 70 kilometers (44 miles) north of Berlin, Germany, on October 21, 2012. Thousands of migratory birds rest near the village before their trip to the south. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber) #
A squirrel eats a wild pear in a park in seasonal colored trees on an autumn day in the Belarusian capital of Minsk, on October 24, 2012. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits) #
Walkers near the zoo in Berlin, Germany, on October 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Steffi Loos) #
A swan lands on a lake on October 17, 2012 in Berlin. (Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images) #
A leaf falls from a tree in light breeze as foliage begins to change with the fall weather at Eagle Rock Reservation, on October 18, 2012, in Montclair, New Jersey. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) #
An operator drives a mechanical harvester in a cranberry marsh, on October 5, 2012, near Warrens, Wisconsin. Wisconsin is expected to harvest 4.5 million barrels of cranberries in 2012, producing more than 50 percent of the world's cranberry supply. (AP Photo/Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association, Andy Manis) #
The reddening parts of a leaf surround its central veins, photographed near Bad Dürkheim, Germany, on October 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Torsten Silz) #
A tourist does a handstand under a yellowing tree in Hyde Park in London, England, on October 12, 2012. (Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images) #

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