Thompson Park: May 17, 2013

13 degrees and sunny at the start
Bird Highlight: 3 vireo species, eastern kingbird, 6 warbler species
Yellow-rumped warbler

Yellow-rumped warbler

Botany Highlight: toothwort, sycamore maple, Swedish whitebeam, many signs of emerald ash borer
Acer pseudoplantanus (Sycamore maple)

Acer pseudoplantanus (Sycamore maple)

Species list: mallard, ring-billed gull, mourning dove, chimney swift, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker, eastern kingbird, tree swallow, barn swallow, blue jay, American crow, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch,  red-breasted nuthatch, American robin,  hermit thrush, ruby-crowned kinglet, European starling, blue-headed vireo, red-eyed vireo, warbling vireo, nashville warbler, yellow warbler, black-throated blue warbler, yellow-rumped warbler, black-throated green warbler, American redstart, house sparrow, red-winged blackbird,  northern oriole, common grackle, brown-headed cowbird, northern cardinal, house finch, American goldfinch,  chipping sparrow, white-throated sparrow, song sparrow.  ( 38 species)

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