High Park: Tuesday, May 17, 2016

14 degrees and sunny at the start
High Park

High Park

Bird Highlight: Palm Warbler
Palm Warbler (photo: Heather Pantrey)

Palm Warbler (photo: Heather Pantrey)

Botany Highlight: Wild Lupine

Wild Lupine (Lupinus perennis)

Wild Lupine (Lupinus perennis)

Species list: black-crowned night-heron, mute swan, Canada goose, mallard, gadwall, northern shoveler, wood duck, red-tailed hawk, ring-billed gull, caspian tern, rock pigeon, chimney swift, northern flicker, red-bellied woodpecker, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker, least flycatcher, tree swallow, rough-winged swallow, barn swallow, blue jay, American crow, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, gray catbird, brown thrasher, American robin, swainson’s thrush, blue-grey gnatcatcher,  European starling, blue-headed vireo, red-eyed vireo, warbling vireo, black and white warbler, yellow warbler, magnolia warbler, yellow-rumped warbler, black-throated green warbler, chestnut-sided warbler, pine warbler, palm warbler, northern waterthrush, american redstart, house sparrow, red-winged blackbird, orchard oriole, baltimore oriole, common grackle, brown-headed cowbird, scarlet tanager, northern cardinal, rose-breasted grosbeak, house finch, American goldfinch, chipping sparrow,  song sparrow.  (56 species)
Apple (Malus)

Apple (Malus)

Choke Cherry (Prunus virginiana)

Choke Cherry (Prunus virginiana)

Bush Honeysuckle (Diervilla lonicera)

Bush Honeysuckle (Diervilla lonicera)

Winged Euonymus (Euonymus alata)

Winged Euonymus (Euonymus alata)

Sassafras (Sassafras albidum)

Sassafras (Sassafras albidum)

Wood Duck

Wood Duck

Dry Woodland Sedge (Carex siccata)

Dry Woodland Sedge (Carex siccata)

Serviceberry (Amelanchier)

Serviceberry (Amelanchier)

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