Humber Bay: Tuesday, Sept 22, 2015

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20 degrees and sunny at the start
Bird Highlight: Northern shovelers
Northern shoveler female

Northern shoveler female

Botany Highlight: Panicled, heath, amethyst and New England aster
Symphyotrichum x amethystinum

Symphyotrichum x amethystinum (photo: Ian Valentine)

Species list: red-necked grebe, double-crested cormorant, great blue heron, great egret, mute swan, Canada goose, mallard, American black duck, gadwall, northern shoveler, hooded merganser, spotted sandpiper, white-rumped sandpiper, herring gull, ring-billed gull, rock pigeon, belted kingfisher, common flicker, downy woodpecker, black-capped chickadee, red-breasted nuthatch, brown creeper, gray catbird, American robin, European starling, red-eyed vireo, yellow-rumped warbler, house sparrow, red-winged blackbird, northern cardinal, American goldfinch, song sparrow.
( 32 species)

Next week the Tuesday group is at Rouge Hills. Please contact me if you wish to be picked up at Warden Station.

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