Scarborough Bluffs: Tuesday, Oct 27, 2015

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7 degrees and overcast at the start

Bird Highlight: Trumpeter swan
Trumpeter swan (photo: Ian Valentine)

Trumpeter swan (photo: Ian Valentine)

Botany Highlight: Stinging nettle
Urtica dioica (stinging nettle)

Urtica dioica (stinging nettle)

Species list: double-crested cormorant, great blue heron, trumpeter swan, Canada goose, mallard, greater scaup, turkey vulture, red-tailed hawk, ring-billed gull, rock pigeon, mourning dove, downy woodpecker, blue jay, black-capped chickadee, American robin, golden-crowned kinglet, yellow-rumped warbler, house sparrow, red-winged blackbird, northern cardinal, American goldfinch, white-crowned sparrow, white-throated sparrow, song sparrow.
(24 species)
Next week, the Tuesday group is at Col Sam Smith Park. Meet at the bottom of 13th Street

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