Beechwood \ Don Valley: Tuesday, May 31, 2016

24 degrees and sunny at the start.

Beechwood \ Don Valley

Beechwood \ Don Valley

 Bird Highlight: Black-billed Cuckoo
Black-billed Cuckoo (Wikimedia)

Black-billed Cuckoo (Wikimedia)

 Botany Highlight: Dame’s Rocket
Dame's Rocket (Hesperis matronalis)

Dame’s Rocket (Hesperis matronalis)

Species list: Canada goose, mallard, red-tailed hawk, killdeer, spotted sandpiper, ring-billed gull, mourning dove, black-billed cuckoo, belted kingfisher, eastern kingbird, tree swallow, bank swallow, blue jay, gray catbird, American robin, red-eyed vireo,  warbling vireo, yellow warbler, red-winged blackbird, orchard oriole, baltimore oriole, common grackle, brown-headed cowbird, northern cardinal, rose-breasted grosbeak,  American goldfinch, song sparrow. (27 species)

Robin's nest

Robin’s nest

Virginia Waterleaf (Hydrophyllum virginianum)

Virginia Waterleaf (Hydrophyllum virginianum)

Orache (Atriplex patula)

Orache (Atriplex patula)

Trumpet Vine (Campsis radicans)

Trumpet Vine (Campsis radicans)

False Solomon's Seal (Maianthemum racemosum)

False Solomon’s Seal (Maianthemum racemosum)

Round-leaved Dogwood (Cornus rugosa)

Round-leaved Dogwood (Cornus rugosa)

Red Baneberry (Actaea rubra)

Red Baneberry (Actaea rubra)

Red Admiral Butterfly

Red Admiral Butterfly

Spittlebug

Spittlebug

may-31

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