Col Sam Smith Park: Monday, Nov 2, 2015

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9 degrees and sunny at the start

Bird Highlight: herring gull
Herring gull (photo: Ian Valentine)

Herring gull (photo: Ian Valentine)

Botany Highlight: snowberry
Symphoricarpos alba (snowberry) photo: Ian Valentine

Symphoricarpos alba (snowberry) photo: Ian Valentine

Species list: common loon, red-necked grebe, horned grebe, double-crested cormorant, mute swan, Canada goose, mallard, American black duck, gadwall, bufflehead, herring gull, ring-billed gull, mourning dove, rock pigeon, downy woodpecker, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, blue jay, American robin, golden-crowned kinglet, house sparrow,  American goldfinch.
( 22 species)
Next week, the Monday group is at Ashbridge’s Bay.  For anyone who wishes to be picked up at Greenwod TTC, I will be there at 9:40.
I have written an article about the owl we saw on Friday at Col Sam Smith. This includes a photo taken that day  and will be posted this Wednesday, Nov 4.

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