Scarborough Bluffs: Friday, June 3, 2016

21 degrees and sunny at the start
Scarborough Bluffs

Scarborough Bluffs

Bird Highlight: Pileated Woodpecker
photo: Ken Sproule

photo: Ken Sproule

Botany Highlight: Goat’s Beard

Goat's Beard (Tragopogon dubius)

Goat’s Beard (Tragopogon dubius)

Species list: double-crested cormorant, black-crowned night-heron, mallard, ring-billed gull, chimney swift, northern flicker, pileated woodpecker, hairy woodpecker,  eastern pewee, bank swallow, barn swallow, blue jay, black-capped chickadee, red-breasted nuthatch, house wren, Carolina wren, gray catbird, American robin, blue-grey gnatcatcher,  European starling, red-eyed vireo, warbling vireo, yellow warbler, house sparrow, red-winged blackbird, orchard oriole, baltimore oriole, common grackle, brown-headed cowbird, northern cardinal, indigo bunting, American goldfinch, song sparrow.  (33 species)
Cleavers (Gallium aparine)

Cleavers (Gallium aparine)

Japanese Knotweed (Fallopia japonica)

Japanese Knotweed (Fallopia japonica)

Orchard Grass (Dactylis glomerata)

Orchard Grass (Dactylis glomerata)

Stinging Nettle (Urtica dioica)

Stinging Nettle (Urtica dioica)

Wild Geranium (Geranium maculatum)

Wild Geranium (Geranium maculatum)

Virginia Waterleaf (Hydrophyllum virginianum)

Virginia Waterleaf (Hydrophyllum virginianum)

Scotch Elm seeds (Ulmus glabra)

Scotch Elm seeds (Ulmus glabra)

Poison Ivy (Toxicodendron rydbergii)

Poison Ivy (Toxicodendron rydbergii)

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