High Park: March 12, 2011

Cloudy and 1 degree at the start.

Botany Highlight: Douglas fir, Colorado spruce, red pine, sassafras, dawn redwood

Sassafras albidum

Sassafras albidum

Bird Highlight:  singing red-winged blackbird, grackle, house finch and song sparrow. Downy woodpecker, chickadee and red-breasted nuthatch eating from our hands

black-capped chickadee

black-capped chickadee

Species list:  mute swan, Canada goose, mallard, American black duck, northern shoveler, red-tailed hawk,  ring-billed gull, rock dove, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker, American crow,  black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, red-breasted nuthatch,   American robin, European starling,  house sparrow, red-winged blackbird, common grackle, northern cardinal, house finch, American goldfinch, song sparrow.

23 species

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