Rouge Hills: Monday, May 30, 2016

24 degrees and sunny at the start

Rouge Hills

Rouge Hills

Bird Highlight: Mourning Warbler
Mourning Warbler (Photo: Ken Sproule)

Mourning Warbler (Photo: Ken Sproule)

Botany Highlight: Wild Columbine

Wild Columbine (Aquilegia canadensis)

Wild Columbine (Aquilegia canadensis)

Species list: great blue heron, trumpeter swan, Canada goose, mallard, red-tailed hawk, killdeer, ring-billed gull, belted kingfisher, northern flicker, hairy woodpecker, eastern kingbird, great-crested flycatcher, willow flycatcher, eastern pewee, tree swallow, bank swallow, blue jay, common raven, American crow, black-capped chickadee, grey catbird,  house wren, American robin, eastern bluebird,  European starling, red-eyed vireo, warbling vireo, yellow warbler, pine warbler, ovenbird, mourning warbler, common yellowthroat, red-winged blackbird, brown-headed cowbird, northern cardinal, rose-breasted grosbeak, American goldfinch, field sparrow, song sparrow.  (39 species)
Dog-strangling Vine (Vincetoxicum rossicum)

Dog-strangling Vine (Vincetoxicum rossicum)

Trumpeter Swan

Trumpeter Swan

Honewort (Cryptotaenia canadensis)

Honewort (Cryptotaenia canadensis)

Downy Arrow-wood (Viburnum rafinesquianum)

Downy Arrow-wood (Viburnum rafinesquianum)

White-tailed Deer

White-tailed Deer

Christmas Fern

Christmas Fern

Poison Ivy (Toxicodendron rydbergii)

Poison Ivy (Toxicodendron rydbergii)

Orchard Grass (Dactylis glomerata)

Orchard Grass (Dactylis glomerata)

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