Scarborough Bluffs: Monday, July 4, 2016

25 degrees and sunny at the start

Scarborough Bluffs (photo: Sophie Boisvert)

Scarborough Bluffs (photo: Sophie Boisvert)

Bird Highlight: Bank Swallow

Bank Swallow (photo: wikimedia)

Bank Swallow (photo: wikimedia)

Botany Highlight: Timothy

Timothy (Phleum pratense) photo: Sophie Boisvert

Timothy (Phleum pratense) photo: Sophie Boisvert

Species list: mallard, ring-billed gull, rock pigeon, northern flicker, downy woodpecker, eastern pewee, tree swallow, bank swallow, rough-winged swallow, barn swallow, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, red-breasted nuthatch, house wren, winter wren, gray catbird, American robin, cedar waxwing  European starling, red-eyed vireo, warbling vireo, yellow warbler, common yellowthroat, American redstart, house sparrow, red-winged blackbird, baltimore oriole, common grackle, brown-headed cowbird, northern cardinal, house finch,  American goldfinch, song sparrow.  (33 species)
Chicory (Cichorium intybus) photo: Sophie Boisvert

Chicory (Cichorium intybus) photo: Sophie Boisvert

Crown Vetch (Securigera varia) photo: Sophie Boisvert

Crown Vetch (Securigera varia) photo: Sophie Boisvert

Black Raspberry (Rhus occidentalis) photo: Sophie Boisvert

Black Raspberry (Rhus occidentalis) photo: Sophie Boisvert

 

Common St John's Wort: Hypericum perforatum) photo: Sophie Boisvert

Common St John’s Wort: Hypericum perforatum) photo: Sophie Boisvert

Scarborough Bluffs (photo: Sophie Boisvert)

Scarborough Bluffs (photo: Sophie Boisvert)

Staghorn Sumac (Rhus typhina) photo: Sophie Boisvert

Staghorn Sumac (Rhus typhina) photo: Sophie Boisvert

Canada Thistle (Cirsium arvense) photo: Sophie Boisvert

Canada Thistle (Cirsium arvense) photo: Sophie Boisvert

Daisy Fleabane (Erigeron annuus)

Daisy Fleabane (Erigeron annuus)

july-4
Miles Hearn

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