Wilket Creek: Thursday, May 19, 2016

14 degrees and sun \ cloud mix at the start

Wilket Creek

Wilket Creek

Bird Highlight: Scarlet Tanager
Scarlet Tanager (photo: Ken Sproule)

Scarlet Tanager (photo: Ken Sproule)

Botany Highlight: Rattlesnake Weed

Rattlesnake Weed (Hieracium venosum)

Rattlesnake Weed (Hieracium venosum)

Species list: mallard, red-tailed hawk, red-bellied woodpecker, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker, eastern phoebe, barn swallow, blue jay, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, gray catbird, American robin, wood thrush, blue-grey gnatcatcher,  European starling, red-eyed vireo, warbling vireo, black and white warbler,  nashville warbler, yellow warbler, black-throated blue warbler, black-throated green warbler, bay-breasted warbler, house sparrow, baltimore oriole, brown-headed cowbird, scarlet tanager, northern cardinal, rose-breasted grosbeak, indigo bunting, American goldfinch, song sparrow.  (32 species)
Penny Cress (Thlaspi arvense)

Penny Cress (Thlaspi arvense)

False Solomon Seal (Maianthemum racemosum)

False Solomon Seal (Maianthemum racemosum)

Dog Strangling Vine (Vincetoxicum rossicum)

Dog Strangling Vine (Vincetoxicum rossicum)

May Apple (Podophyllum peltatum)

May Apple (Podophyllum peltatum)

White Trillium (Trillium grandiflorum)

White Trillium (Trillium grandiflorum)

Rattlesnake Root (Prenanthes alba)

Rattlesnake Root (Prenanthes alba)

Small-flowered Crowsfoot (Ranunculus abortivus)

Small-flowered Crowsfoot (Ranunculus abortivus)

Cow Parsnip (Heracleum maximum)

Cow Parsnip (Heracleum maximum)

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