High Park: Saturday, Oct 3, 2015

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9 degrees and cloudy at the start
Bird Highlight: white-breasted nuthatch
White-breasted nuthatch

White-breasted nuthatch

Botany Highlight: New Jersey tea
Ceanothus americanus (New Jersey tea)

Ceanothus americanus (New Jersey tea)

Species list: double-crested cormorant, great blue heron, mute swan, Canada goose, mallard, gadwall, northern shoveler, wood duck, turkey vulture, ring-billed gull, common flicker, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker, blue jay, American crow, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, American robin, ruby-crowned kinglet, house sparrow, northern cardinal, American goldfinch, white-throated sparrow.
( 23 species)

Next week, the Saturday group is at Beechwood \ Don Valley. I will be at the top of the hill at 7:50 in case anyone wants a ride down.

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