Rouge Hills May 30, 2015

20 degrees:  sunny at the start
Bird Highlight: ruby-throated hummingbird, wild turkey, common raven, hooded merganser with 9 chicks

                       wild  turkey

Botany Highlight: orange hawkweed, false solomon’s seal, brownish sedge
orange hawkweed

orange hawkweed

Species list: Canada goose, mallard, hooded merganser, wild turkey, killdeer, spotted sandpiper, ring-billed gull, mourning dove, ruby-throated hummingbird, common flicker, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker, eastern kingbird, great crested flycatcher, willow flycatcher, eastern pewee, tree swallow, bank swallow, rough-winged swallow, barn swallow, purple martin, blue jay, common raven, American crow, black-capped chickadee, house wren, gray catbird, American robin, veery, cedar waxwing, European starling, red-eyed vireo, warbling vireo, yellow warbler, pine warbler, northern waterthrush, common yellowthroat, red-winged blackbird, Baltimore oriole, common grackle, brown-headed cowbird, northern cardinal, rose-breasted grosbeak, American goldfinch, chipping sparrow, song sparrow.
(46 species)

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