Col Sam Smith Park: Tuesday, March 15, 2016

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8 degrees and light rain at the start
Bird Highlight: white-winged scoter
Photo: Ken Sproule

Photo: Ken Sproule

Botany Highlight: silver maple in flower
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Winter Bud Highlight: Staghorn sumach
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Species list: red-necked grebe, mute swan, Canada goose, mallard, American black duck, redhead,  greater scaup, common goldeye, bufflehead, long-tailed duck, white-winged scoter, red-breasted merganser, American coot, killdeer, ring-billed gull, mourning dove, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker, American crow, black-capped chickadee, American robin, European starling, house sparrow, red-winged blackbird, common grackle, northern cardinal, American tree sparrow, song sparrow. (28 species)

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