Sultan Survey: June 27, 2016: a look at Chapleau

19 degrees at the start (5:17 AM). 19 degrees at the conclusion (18 degrees)
Strong winds all morning.
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Bird Highlight: Cedar Waxwing
Cedar Waxwing

Cedar Waxwing

Botany Highlight: Small Green Wood Orchid

Small Green Wood Orchid (Platanthera clavellata)

Small Green Wood Orchid (Platanthera clavellata)

Species list:  common merganser, common loon, northern flicker, belted kingfisher, alder flycatcher, red-eyed vireo, American crow, common raven, black-capped chickadee, red-breasted nuthatch, winter wren, golden-crowned kinglet, ruby-crowned kinglet, Swainson’s thrush, hermit thrush, American robin, cedar waxwing, ovenbird, nashville warbler, mourning warbler, common yellowthroat, American redstart, blackburnian warbler, magnolia warbler, chestnut-sided warbler, black-throated blue warbler, yellow-rumped warbler, chipping sparrow, swamp sparrow, clay-coloured sparrow, white-throated sparrow.  (31 species)
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Low Sweet Blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium)

Low Sweet Blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium)

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A LOOK AT CHAPLEAU

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Paroisse Sacré Coeur

Paroisse Sacré Coeur

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Tomorrow, we leave at 3:45 AM to begin the Gore Bay survey at 5:10.

After that we take the ferry to Tobermory and return home.

Miles Hearn

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