Marie Curtis Park: Tuesday, May 3, 2016

12 degrees and sunny at the start

Marie Curtis Park

Marie Curtis Park

Bird Highlight: Canada Geese chicks
Canada Geese chicks

Canada Geese chicks

Botany Highlight: Wood Anemone

Wood Anemone (Anemone quinquefolia)

Wood Anemone (Anemone quinquefolia)

Species list: mute swan, mallard, long-tailed duck, hooded merganser,  turkey vulture, herring gull,  ring-billed gull, common tern, belted kingfisher, northern flicker, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker, tree swallow, rough-winged swallow, blue jay, American crow, black-capped chickadee, American robin, blue-grey gnatcatcher, ruby-crowned kinglet, yellow warbler, yellow-rumped warbler,  house sparrow, red-winged blackbird, common grackle, brown-headed cowbird, northern cardinal, house finch,American goldfinch, song sparrow.  (30 species)

Emerald Ash Borer damage on Red Ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica)

Emerald Ash Borer damage on Red Ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica)

European Black Alder (Alnus glutinosa)

European Black Alder (Alnus glutinosa)

Fiddlehead of Sensitive Fern

Fiddlehead of Sensitive Fern

American Beech (Fagus grandifolia)

American Beech (Fagus grandifolia)

Scots Pine (Pinus sylvestris)

Scots Pine (Pinus sylvestris)

Red Raspberry (Rubus strigosus)

Red Raspberry (Rubus strigosus)

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Midges caught in spider web

Midges caught in spider web

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