Col Sam Smith Park: May 21, 2014

16 degrees and sunny at the start

Bird Highlight: nesting red-necked grebes and mute swan, common tern, 10 warbler species

Yellow-rumped warbler

Yellow-rumped warbler

Botany Highlight: European linden, many flowering serviceberries

Tilia cordata (little leaf linden)

Tilia cordata (little leaf linden)

Species list: red-necked grebe, double-crested cormorant, mute swan, Canada goose, mallard, greater scaup, spotted sandpiper, herring gull, ring-billed gull, common tern, rock dove, mourning dove, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker, eastern kingbird, eastern pewee, tree swallow, barn swallow, rough-winged swallow, blue jay, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, gray catbird, brown thrasher, American robin, swainson’s thrush, European starling, red-eyed vireo, warbling vireo, black and white warbler, Tennessee warbler, Nashville warbler, yellow warbler, magnolia warbler, cape may warbler, black-throated blue warbler, yellow-rumped warbler, chestnut-sided warbler, American redstart, house sparrow, red-winged blackbird, Baltimore oriole, common grackle, brown-headed cowbird, scarlet tanager, northern cardinal, rose-breasted grosbeak, American goldfinch, chipping sparrow, song sparrow.  ( 50 species)

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