Jim Baillie Nature Reserve: Wednesday, May 4, 2016

                                                         For the Toronto Field Naturalists

12 degrees and sunny at the start

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Bird Highlight: Wild Turkey
Wild Turkey

Wild Turkey

Botany Highlight: American Yew

American Yew (Taxus canadensis)

American Yew (Taxus canadensis)

Species list: great blue heron, mallard, ruffed grouse, wild turkey, belted kingfisher, northern flicker, red-bellied woodpecker, yellow-bellied sapsucker,  eastern phoebe,  blue jay, American crow, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, red-breasted nuthatch, winter wren, brown thrasher, American robin, ruby-crowned kinglet, nashville warbler, pine warbler,  northern waterthrush, common yellowthroat, rose-breasted grosbeak, red-winged blackbird, common grackle, brown-headed cowbird, purple finch, American goldfinch, white-throated sparrow, swamp sparrow, song sparrow.  (31 species)
Round-leaved Pyrola (Pyrola americana)

Round-leaved Pyrola (Pyrola americana)

Moneywort (Lysimachia nummularia)

Moneywort (Lysimachia nummularia)

Herb Robert (Geranium robertianum)

Herb Robert (Geranium robertianum)

Goldthread (Coptis trifolia)

Goldthread (Coptis trifolia)

Mitrewort (Mitella nuda)

Mitrewort (Mitella nuda)

Partridgeberry (Mitchella repens)

Partridgeberry (Mitchella repens)

Prickly Gooseberry (Ribes cynosbati)

Prickly Gooseberry (Ribes cynosbati)

Marginal Fern

Marginal Fern

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