Geraldton Survey: June 23, 2016: a look at Nipigon

8 degrees at the start  (5:08 AM). 15 degrees at conclusion (9:41 AM)
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Bird Highlight: Connecticut Warbler

Connecticut Warbler (photo: Wikimedia)

Connecticut Warbler (photo: Wikimedia)

Plant Highlight: Easter Foam Lichen

Easter Foam Lichen

Easter Foam Lichen

Species list: common merganser, common loon, American bittern, sandhill crane, Wilson’s snipe, northern flicker, pileated woodpecker, yellow-bellied sapsucker,  olive-sided flycatcher, yellow-bellied flycatcher, alder flycatcher, least flycatcher, Philadelphia vireo, red-eyed vireo, gray jay, blue jay, American crow, common raven, black-capped chickadee, boreal chickadee, red-breasted nuthatch, winter wren, golden-crowned kinglet, ruby-crowned kinglet, Swainson’s thrush, hermit thrush, American robin, cedar waxwing, ovenbird, northern waterthrush, black and white warbler, Tennessee warbler, nashville warbler, Connecticut warbler,  mourning warbler, common yellowthroat, American redstart, magnolia warbler, chestnut-sided warbler, Wilson’s warbler, chipping sparrow, Lincoln’s sparrow, swamp sparrow, white-throated sparrow, dark-eyed junco, purple finch.  (46 species)

White Spruce (Picea glauca)

White Spruce (Picea glauca)

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White Birch (Betula papyrifera)

White Birch (Betula papyrifera)

Thimbleweed (Anemone virginiana)

Thimbleweed (Anemone virginiana)

Mooseberry (Viburnum edule)

Mooseberry (Viburnum edule)

Snowshoe Hare

Snowshoe Hare

Tamarack (Larix laricina)

Tamarack (Larix laricina)

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Moose track

Moose track

A LOOK AT NIPIGON

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Common Ravens

Common Ravens

Tomorrow, we leave at 3:50 AM to do the survey near Dorion (Wolf Lake)  which begins at 5:21

Miles Hearn

 

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