Lambton Woods: Tuesday, May 24, 2016

20 degrees and sunny at the start

Lambton Woods

Lambton Woods

Bird Highlight: Baltimore Oriole
Baltimore Oriole

Baltimore Oriole

Botany Highlight: Wild Geranium

Wild Geranium (Geranium maculatum)

Wild Geranium (Geranium maculatum)

Species list: great blue heron, Canada goose, mallard, American black duck, turkey vulture, killdeer, spotted sandpiper, ring-billed gull, rock pigeon, northern flicker, red-bellied woodpecker, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker, olive-sided flycatcher, great crested flycatcher, tree swallow, barn swallow, blue jay, American crow, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, gray catbird, American robin, wood thrush, blue-grey gnatcatcher,  European starling, red-eyed vireo, warbling vireo, yellow warbler, american redstart, house sparrow, red-winged blackbird, baltimore oriole, common grackle,  brown-headed cowbird, northern cardinal, rose-breasted grosbeak, indigo bunting, American goldfinch, song sparrow.  (40 species)
Purple-stemmed aster (Symphyotrichum puniceum)

Purple-stemmed aster (Symphyotrichum puniceum)

Virginia Waterleaf (Hydrophyllum virginianum)

Virginia Waterleaf (Hydrophyllum virginianum)

Virginia Creeper (Parthenocissus quinquefolia)

Virginia Creeper (Parthenocissus quinquefolia)

Purple trillium (Trillium erectum)

Purple trillium (Trillium erectum)

Sarsaparilla (Aralia nudicaulis)

Sarsaparilla (Aralia nudicaulis)

Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale)

Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale)

Blue Cohosh (Caulophyllum thalictroides)

Blue Cohosh (Caulophyllum thalictroides)

Crack Willow (Salix fragilis)

Crack Willow (Salix fragilis)

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