High Park: Saturday, June 11, 2016

16 degrees and overcast at the start
High Park

High Park

Bird Highlight: Orchard Oriole
Orchard Oriole (Wikimedia)

Orchard Oriole (Wikimedia)

Botany Highlight: Dewberry

Dewberry (Rubus flagellaris)

Dewberry (Rubus flagellaris)

Species list: black-crowned night heron, Canada goose, mallard, wood duck, Cooper’s hawk, ring-billed gull, mourning dove, chimney swift, belted kingfisher, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker, eastern kingbird, eastern pewee, tree swallow, blue jay, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, red-breasted nuthatch, American robin, blue-grey gnatcatcher,  cedar waxwing, European starling, red-eyed vireo, warbling vireo, yellow warbler, American redstart, house sparrow, red-winged blackbird, orchard oriole, baltimore oriole, common grackle, brown-headed cowbird, northern cardinal, indigo bunting, American goldfinch, chipping sparrow,  song sparrow.  (37 species)
Bush Honeysuckle (Diervilla lonicera)

Bush Honeysuckle (Diervilla lonicera)

Pale-leaved Sunflower (Helianthus strumosus)

Pale-leaved Sunflower (Helianthus strumosus)

Huckleberry (Gaylussacia baccata)

Huckleberry (Gaylussacia baccata)

Wood Duck family

Wood Duck family

Yellow Avens (Geum aleppicum)

Yellow Avens (Geum aleppicum)

Wild Lupine (Lupinus perennis)

Wild Lupine (Lupinus perennis)

Star-flowered False Solomon Seal (Maianthemum stellatum)

Star-flowered False Solomon Seal (Maianthemum stellatum)

Cooper's Hawk

Cooper’s Hawk

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