Lambton Woods: Saturday, April 23, 2016

5 degrees and sunny at the start.

 Bird Highlight: rusty blackbird
Rusty Blackbird

Rusty Blackbird

Botany Highlight: skunk cabbage

Skunk Cabbage (Symplocarpus foetidus)

Skunk Cabbage (Symplocarpus foetidus)

Species list: double-crested cormorant, Canada goose, mallard, wood duck, red-tailed hawk, killdeer, ring-billed gull, rock pigeon,  mourning dove, belted kingfisher, common flicker, red-bellied woodpecker, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker,  blue jay, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch,  American robin, ruby-crowned kinglet, European starling, red-winged blackbird, rusty blackbird, brown-headed cowbird, northern cardinal, American goldfinch, white-throated sparrow, song sparrow. (27 species)

Hairy Woodpecker

Hairy Woodpecker

Blue Cohosh (Caulophyllum thalictroides)

Blue Cohosh (Caulophyllum thalictroides)

Downy Woodpecker

Downy Woodpecker

Spotted Jewelweed (Impatiens capensis)

Spotted Jewelweed (Impatiens capensis)

Horsetail (Equisetum)

Horsetail (Equisetum)

Canada Goose eggs

Canada Goose eggs

Virginia Waterleaf (Hydrophyllum virginianum)

Virginia Waterleaf (Hydrophyllum virginianum)

Snapping Turtle

Snapping Turtle

Lambton Woods

Lambton Woods

april-23

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