Toronto Islands: April 27, 2013

7 degrees and sunny at the start
Bird Highlight: white-winged scoter, yellow-rumped warbler, lesser scaup, rough-winged swallow
Yellow-rumped warbler

Yellow-rumped warbler

Botany Highlight: horse chestnut, golden willow, whitlow grass
Aesculus hippocastanum (Horse chestnut)

Aesculus hippocastanum (Horse chestnut)

Species list:  double-crested cormorant, mute swan, Canada goose, mallard, gadwall, lesser scaup,  bufflehead, long-tailed duck, white-winged scoter, common merganser, ring-billed gull, common tern, rock dove, mourning dove, common flicker, red-bellied woodpecker, downy woodpecker, tree swallow, rough-winged swallow,  barn swallow, purple martin, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch,  American robin, hermit thrush, blue-gray gnatcatcher, European starling, yellow-rumped warbler, house sparrow, red-winged blackbird,  common grackle, brown-headed cowbird, northern cardinal, house finch, dark-eyed junco, chipping sparrow, white-throated sparrow, song sparrow.  ( 38 species)

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