Humber Bay: Dec 1, 2012

-3 degrees and overcast at the start

Bird Highlight: northern pintail, 7 black-crowned night herons

Northern pintail

Northern pintail

Botany Notables: Canada goldenrod, hedge parsley, panicled aster
Symphyotrichum lanceolatum  (photo: Ian Valentine)

Symphyotrichum lanceolatum (photo: Ian Valentine)

Species list: black-crowned night heron, mute swan, trumpeter swan, Canada goose, mallard, American black duck, gadwall, common pintail, American wigeon, redhead, greater scaup, common goldeneye, bufflehead, long-tailed duck,  ruddy duck, hooded merganser, red-breasted merganser, herring gull, ring-billed gull, downy woodpecker, American crow, black-capped chickadee, northern mockingbird, American robin, European starling, house sparrow,  northern cardinal,  American tree sparrow.  ( 28 species)

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