Tommy Thompson Park (Leslie Spit): Saturday, December 5, 2015


3 degrees and overcast at the start

Bird Highlight: merlin
Botany Highlight: tansy
Tanacetum vulgare (Tansy)

Tanacetum vulgare (Tansy)

Species list: common loon, trumpeter swan, Canada goose, mallard, American black duck, gadwall, American wigeon, northern shoveler, greater scaup, common goldeneye, bufflehead, long-tailed duck, white-winged scoter, hooded merganser, red-breasted merganser, merlin, greater black-backed gull, herring gull, ring-billed gull, downy woodpecker, black-capped chickadee, northern cardinal, American goldfinch, American tree sparrow. (24 species)
A 15 year old birder whom we encountered (Photo: Lisa Bennett)

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