Col Sam Smith Park: Friday, Oct 30, 2015


7 degrees and sunny at the start

Bird Highlight: horned grebe
Horned grebe

Horned grebe

Botany Highlight: catalpa tree
Catalpa speciosa (Catalpa tree)

Catalpa speciosa (Catalpa tree)

Species list: common loon, red-necked grebe, horned grebe, double-crested cormorant, mute swan, Canada goose, mallard, gadwall, greater scaup, bufflehead, long-tailed duck, red-breasted merganser, herring gull, ring-billed gull, mourning dove, rock pigeon, long-eared owl, downy woodpecker, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, brown creeper, golden-crowned kinglet,  house sparrow, northern cardinal, American goldfinch, dark-eyed junco, American tree sparrow, white-throated sparrow, song sparrow
(29 species)
Next week, the Friday group is at Ashbridge’s Bay.  For anyone who wishes to be picked up at Greenwod TTC, I will be there at 9:40.

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