Marie Curtis Park: Saturday, May 28, 2016

23 degrees and sunny at the start

Marie Curtis Park

Marie Curtis Park

Bird Highlight: Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Ruby-throated hummingbird

Ruby-throated hummingbird

Botany Highlight: Poison Ivy

Poison Ivy (Taxicodendron rydbergii)

Poison Ivy (Taxicodendron rydbergii)

Species list: double-crested cormorant, Canada goose, mallard, Cooper’s hawk, spotted sandpiper, ring-billed gull, common tern, mourning dove, chimney swift, ruby-throated hummingbird, belted kingfisher,  hairy woodpecker, eastern kingbird, great crested flycatcher, willow flycatcher, eastern pewee, tree swallow, cliff swallow, blue jay, American crow, gray catbird, American robin, blue-grey gnatcatcher, cedar waxwing, European starling, yellow-throated vireo, red-eyed vireo, warbling vireo, tennessee warbler, yellow warbler, American redstart,  house sparrow, red-winged blackbird, orchard oriole, baltimore oriole, brown-headed cowbird, northern cardinal, rose-breasted grosbeak, American goldfinch, savannah sparrow, song sparrow.  (41 species)

Round-leaved Dogwood (Cornus rugosa)

Round-leaved Dogwood (Cornus rugosa)

Sensitive Fern

Sensitive Fern

Upland Bent (Agrostis perennans)

Upland Bent (Agrostis perennans)

Sarsaparilla (Aralia nudicaulis)

Sarsaparilla (Aralia nudicaulis)

Enchanter's Nightshade (Circaea canadensis)

Enchanter’s Nightshade (Circaea canadensis)

Timothy (Phleum pratense)

Timothy (Phleum pratense)

Jack-in-the-Pulpit (Arisaema tripyllum)

Jack-in-the-Pulpit (Arisaema tripyllum)

Swamp Red Currant (Ribes triste)

Red Currant (Ribes rubrum)

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