Beechwood \ Don Valley: Saturday, April 30, 2016

6 degrees and sunny at the start.
Beechwood \ Don Valley

Beechwood \ Don Valley

Bird Highlight: tree swallow
Tree Swallow

Tree Swallow

Botany Highlight: trout lily

Trout Lily (Erythronium americanum)

Trout Lily (Erythronium americanum)

Species list: mallard, wood duck, red-tailed hawk, turkey vulture, killdeer, ring-billed gull, mourning dove, northern flicker, downy woodpecker, tree swallow, blue jay, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, American robin, hermit thrush, ruby-crowned kinglet, blue-grey gnatcatcher, red-winged blackbird, common grackle, brown-headed cowbird, northern cardinal, house finch, American goldfinch, song sparrow. (24 species)

White Trillium (Trillium grandiflorum)

White Trillium (Trillium grandiflorum)

May Apple (Podophyllum peltatum)

May Apple (Podophyllum peltatum)

Zigzag Goldenrod (Solidago flexicaulis)

Zigzag Goldenrod (Solidago flexicaulis)

Virginia Waterleaf (Hydrophyllum virginianum)

Virginia Waterleaf (Hydrophyllum virginianum)

Eastern Cottonwood (Populus deltoides)

Eastern Cottonwood (Populus deltoides)

Early Meadowrue (Thalictrum dioicum)

Early Meadowrue (Thalictrum dioicum)

Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis)

Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis)

Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum)

Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum)

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