High Park: Thursday, Oct 8, 2015

13 degrees and sunny at the start
Bird Highlight: common grackle
Common grackle (Photo: Ian Valentine)

Common grackle (Photo: Ian Valentine)

Botany Highlight: butter and eggs
Linaria vulgaris (butter-and-eggs) Photo: Ian Valentine

Linaria vulgaris (butter-and-eggs) Photo: Ian Valentine

Species list: double-crested cormorant, great blue heron, mute swan, mallard, wood duck, ring-billed gull, hairy woodpecker, blue jay, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, American robin, ruby-crowned kinglet, black-throated blue warbler, yellow-rumped warbler, palm warbler, house sparrow, common grackle, northern cardinal, American goldfinch, white-throated sparrow.
( 20 species)

Next week the Thursday group is at Beechwood \ Don Valley. I will be at the top of the hill at 9:50 in case anyone wants a ride down.

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