Marie Curtis Park: Friday, May 13, 2016

18 degrees and sun \ cloud mix at the start
Marie Curtis park

Marie Curtis Park

Bird Highlight: Baltimore Oriole
Baltimore Oriole High Park (photo: Judy-Ann Cazemier)

Baltimore Oriole High Park (photo: Judy-Ann Cazemier)

Botany Highlight: Jack-in-the-pulpit

Jack-in-the-pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum)

Jack-in-the-pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum)

Species list: mute swan, trumpeter swan, mallard,  turkey vulture, Cooper’s hawk,  ring-billed gull, common tern, belted kingfisher,  hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker, great crested flycatcher, least flycatcher, tree swallow, rough-winged swallow, cliff swallow, blue jay, American crow, black-capped chickadee, gray catbird, American robin, blue-grey gnatcatcher, cedar waxwing, European starling, warbling vireo, black and white warbler, tennessee warbler, yellow warbler, yellow-rumped warbler,  house sparrow, red-winged blackbird, baltimore oriole, common grackle, brown-headed cowbird, northern cardinal,American goldfinch, white-crowned sparrow, song sparrow.  (37 species)
Catnip (Nepeta cataria)

Catnip (Nepeta cataria)

Balsam Poplar (Populus deltoides)

Balsam Poplar (Populus deltoides)

Canada Geese

Canada Geese

Garden Snail

Garden Snail

White Trillium (Trillium grandilflorum)

White Trillium (Trillium grandilflorum)

White Sweet-clover (Melilotus albus)

White Sweet-clover (Melilotus albus)

Canada Mayflower (maianthemum canadense)

Canada Mayflower (maianthemum canadense)

Baltimore Oriole

Baltimore Oriole

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