Rouge Hills: Saturday, May 7, 2016

14 degrees and sunny at the start
Rouge Hills

Rouge Hills

Bird Highlight: House Wren
House Wren (photo: Ken Sproule)

House Wren (photo: Ken Sproule)

Botany Highlight: Dutchman’s Breeches

Dutchman's Breeches (Dicentra cucullaria)

Dutchman’s Breeches (Dicentra cucullaria)

Species list: trumpeter swan, Canada goose, mallard, bufflehead, killdeer, ring-billed gull, rock pigeon, belted kingfisher, northern flicker, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker, eastern kingbird, tree swallow, bank swallow, rough-winged swallow, barn swallow, blue jay, American crow, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, house wren, American robin, eastern robin, European starling, yellow warbler, black-throated green warbler, yellow-rumped warbler, pine warbler, house sparrow, red-winged blackbird, baltimore oriole, common grackle, brown-headed cowbird, northern cardinal, American goldfinch, rufous-sided towee, field sparrow, white-throated sparrow, swamp sparrow, song sparrow.  (40 species)
Wild Ginger (Asarum canadense)

Wild Ginger (Asarum canadense)

White trillium (Trillium grandiflorum)

White trillium (Trillium grandiflorum)

Christmas fern

Christmas fern

Wood Anemone (Anemone quinquefolia)

Wood Anemone (Anemone quinquefolia)

Painted Turtles

Painted Turtles

Red Squirrel

Red Squirrel

May Apple (Podophyllum peltatum)

May Apple (Podophyllum peltatum)

Rattlesnake Root (Prenathes alba)

Rattlesnake Root (Prenathes alba)

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