Wilket Creek Park: Monday, April 18, 2016

18 degrees and sunny at the start

Bird Highlight: ruby-crowned kinglet
Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Photo: Ken Sproule)

Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Photo: Ken Sproule)

Botany Highlight: bloodroot in flower

Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis)

Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis)

Species list: Canada goose, mallard, ring-billed gull, belted kingfisher, northern flicker, red-bellied woodpecker, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker, blue jay, American crow, black-capped chickadee, brown creeper, winter wren, American robin, ruby-crowned kinglet, golden-crowned kinglet, pine warbler, red-winged blackbird, brown-headed cowbird, northern cardinal, American goldfinch, chipping sparrow, song sparrow.  (23 species)
Scot's Pine (Pinus sylvestris)

Scot’s Pine (Pinus sylvestris)

Red pine (Pinus resinosa)

Red Pine (Pinus resinosa)

Wayfaring Tree bud ( Viburnum lantana)

Wayfaring Tree bud ( Viburnum lantana)

Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca)

Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca)

Bur Oak (Quercus macrocarpa)

Bur Oak (Quercus macrocarpa)

West Don River

West Don River

Tree face

Tree face

Lesser Celandine ( Ficaria verna)

Lesser Celandine ( Ficaria verna)

april-18

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