High Park: June 6, 2015

11 degrees and sunny at the start
Bird Highlight: active nests of blue-gray gnatcatcher, Cooper’s hawk and red-bellied woodpecker
blue-gray gnatcatcher

                                   blue-gray gnatcatcher

Botany Highlight: Norway, Manitoba, sugar, silver, red, sycamore, striped and mountain maple
Acer saccharum (Sugar maple)

                     Acer saccharum (Sugar maple)

Species list: black-crowned night heron, mute swan, Canada goose, mallard, wood duck, Cooper’s hawk, ring-billed gull, chimney swift, red-bellied woodpecker, downy woodpecker, eastern kingbird, great crested flycatcher, eastern pewee, barn swallow, blue jay, American crow, black-capped chickadee, gray catbird, American robin, blue-gray gnatcatcher, cedar waxwing, European starling, red-eyed vireo, warbling vireo, yellow warbler, pine warbler, house sparrow, red-winged blackbird, orchard oriole, Baltimore oriole, common grackle, northern cardinal, indigo bunting, house finch, American goldfinch, chipping sparrow, song sparrow.
( 37 species)

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