Col Sam Smith Park: Tuesday, Nov 3, 2015

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17 degrees and sunny at the start

Bird Highlight: gadwall
Gadwall (photo: Ian Valentine)

Gadwall (photo: Ian Valentine)

Botany Highlight: gray dogwood
Cornus foemina (Gray dogwood) photo: Ian Valentine

Cornus foemina (Gray dogwood) photo: Ian Valentine

Species list: red-necked grebe, horned grebe, double-crested cormorant, black-crowned night heron, mute swan, Canada goose, mallard, American black duck, gadwall, bufflehead, red-breasted merganser, northern harrier, herring gull, ring-billed gull, mourning dove, rock pigeon, downy woodpecker, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, blue jay, golden-crowned kinglet, house sparrow,  northern cardinal, house finch, American goldfinch, American tree sparrow.
( 26 species)
Next week, the Tuesday 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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