Wilket Creek: Oct 14, 2014

16 degrees and sunny at the start
Bird Highlight: golden-crowned kinglet, red-tailed hawk
Red-tailed hawk

Red-tailed hawk

Botany Highlight: filbert tree, bitternut hickory
Carya cordiformus (bitternut hickory)

Carya cordiformus (bitternut hickory)

We had a good look at a salmon furiously swimming upstream.
Species list: mallard, red-tailed hawk, ring-billed gull, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker, blue jay, American crow, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, American robin, golden-crowned kinglet, ruby-crowned kinglet, European starling, house sparrow, northern cardinal, American goldfinch.    (16 species)

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