Rouge Hills: Friday, June 10, 2016

18 degrees and sunny at the start

Rouge Hills

Rouge Hills

Bird Highlight: Red-eyed Vireo
Red-eyed Vireo (Photo: Ken Sproule)

Red-eyed Vireo (Photo: Ken Sproule)

Botany Highlight: Dog-strangling Vine

Dog-strangling Vine (Vincetoxicum rossicum)

Dog-strangling Vine (Vincetoxicum rossicum)

Species list: Canada goose, mallard, spotted sandpiper, hairy woodpecker, great-crested flycatcher, eastern pewee, tree swallow, rough-winged swallow, barn swallow, blue jay, American crow, black-capped chickadee, grey catbird,  house wren, American robin, European starling, red-eyed vireo, warbling vireo, yellow warbler, pine warbler, common yellowthroat, American redstart, red-winged blackbird, Baltimore oriole, brown-headed cowbird, northern cardinal, rose-breasted grosbeak, indigo bunting, American goldfinch, field sparrow, song sparrow.  (31 species)
Carrion Flower (Smilax lasioncura)

Carrion Flower (Smilax lasioncura)

Bellwort (Uvularia grandiflora)

Bellwort (Uvularia grandiflora)

Blue Cohosh (Caulophyllum thalictroides)

Blue Cohosh (Caulophyllum thalictroides)

Beaked Hazel (Corylus cornuta)

Beaked Hazel (Corylus cornuta)

Doll's Eyes (Actaea pachypoda)

Doll’s Eyes (Actaea pachypoda)

Solomon Seal (Polygonatum pubescens)

Solomon Seal (Polygonatum pubescens)

Witch Hazel (Hamamelis virginiana)

Witch Hazel (Hamamelis virginiana)

Early Meadow Rue (Thalictrum dioicum)

Early Meadow Rue (Thalictrum dioicum)

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