Rouge Hills: Tuesday, May 10, 2016

8 degrees and sunny at the start

Rouge Hills

Rouge Hills

Bird Highlight: PIleated Woodpecker
photo: Ken Sproule

photo: Ken Sproule

Botany Highlight: Wild Ginger

Wild Ginger (Asarum canadense)

Wild Ginger (Asarum canadense)

Species list:  mallard, northern flicker, pileated woodpecker, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker, eastern phoebe, tree swallow, rough-winged swallow, barn swallow, blue jay, American crow, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, grey catbird,  house wren, American robin, eastern bluebird,  European starling, warbling vireo, yellow warbler, yellow-rumped warbler, palm warbler, oven bird, red-winged blackbird, brown-headed cowbird, northern cardinal, rose-breasted grosbeak, American goldfinch, rufous-sided towee, field sparrow, song sparrow.  (31 species)
Bulblet Fern

Bulblet Fern

American Goldfinch

American Goldfinch

New Jersey Tea (Ceanthus americanus

New Jersey Tea (Ceanthus americanus

Painted Turtle

Painted Turtle

Two-leaved Toothwort (Cardamine diphylla)

Two-leaved Toothwort (Cardamine diphylla)

Japanese Barberry (Berberis thunbergii)

Japanese Barberry (Berberis thunbergii)

Canada Fly Honeysuckle (Lonicera canadensis)

Canada Fly Honeysuckle (Lonicera canadensis)

Dutchman's Breeches (Dicentra cucullaria)

Dutchman’s Breeches (Dicentra cucullaria)

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