Humber Arboretum: Saturday Feb 18, 2012

1 degree and snowing  at the start

Bird Highlight: first redwinged blackbird this year, common merganser

Red-winged blackbird

Red-winged blackbird

Botany Highlight: black maple, bitternut and shagbark hickory

Carya ovata (Shagbark hickory)

Carya ovata (Shagbark hickory)

Mammal Highlight: 7 very close white-tailed deer


Species list:  Canada  goose, mallard,  common merganser,  ring-billed gull, rock dove,  blue jay,  black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, American robin, house sparrow, red-winged blackbird, northern cardinal, house finch, American goldfinch, American tree sparrow. (15  species)


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