Humber Bay: Thursday, April 21, 2016

10 degrees and sun \ cloud at the start

Bird Highlight: cedar waxwing

cedarwaxwing-15

Botany Highlight: Virginia waterleaf

Virginia waterleaf (Hydrophyllum canadense)

Virginia waterleaf (Hydrophyllum canadense)

Species list: red-necked grebe, double-crested cormorant, mute swan, Canada goose, mallard,  bufflehead, long-tailed duck, killdeer, ring-billed gull, downy woodpecker, tree swallow, rough-winged swallow, blue jay, black-capped chickadee,  brown creeper, American robin, hermit thrush, ruby-crowned kinglet, cedar waxwing, European starling, yellow-rumped warbler, house sparrow, red-winged blackbird, common grackle, brown-headed cowbird, northern cardinal, American goldfinch, dark-eyed junco, white-throated sparrow, song sparrow.  (30 species)
Speckled alder (Alnus incana)

Speckled alder (Alnus incana)

Red-necked grebe

Red-necked grebe

European linden (Tilia cordata)

European linden (Tilia cordata)

Ground-ivy (Glechoma hederacea)

Ground-ivy (Glechoma hederacea)

Mute swan

Mute swan

Autumn olive (Elaeagnus umbellata)

Autumn olive (Elaeagnus umbellata)

Honeysuckle (Lonicera)

Honeysuckle (Lonicera)

Nannyberry (Viburnum lentago)

Nannyberry (Viburnum lentago)

Eastern cottonwood (Populus deltoides)

Eastern cottonwood (Populus deltoides)

Wayfaring tree (Viburnum lantana)

Wayfaring tree (Viburnum lantana)

Humber Bay

Humber Bay

april-21

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