Marie Curtis Park: Tuesday, July 5, 2016

25 degrees and sunny at the start

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Bird Highlight: American Redstart
American Redstart (photo: wikimedia)

American Redstart (photo: wikimedia)

Botany Highlight: Crown Vetch:

Crown Vetch (Securigera varia)

Crown Vetch (Securigera varia)

Species list: great blue heron, mallard, ring-billed gull, common tern, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker, great crested flycatcher, eastern pewee, tree swallow, cliff swallow, common raven,  black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, gray catbird, American robin, blue-grey gnatcatcher, cedar waxwing, European starling, red-eyed vireo, warbling vireo, yellow warbler, American redstart,  house sparrow, red-winged blackbird, baltimore oriole, brown-headed cowbird, northern cardinal, American goldfinch, song sparrow.  (29 species)
May Apple (Podophyllum peltatum)

May Apple (Podophyllum peltatum)

Spotted Jewelweed (Impatiens capensis)

Spotted Jewelweed (Impatiens capensis)

Gray Catbird

Gray Catbird

Chamomile

Chamomile

Bull Thistle (cirsium vulgare)

Bull Thistle (cirsium vulgare)

Nannyberry (viburnum lentago)

Nannyberry (viburnum lentago)

Mallard

Mallard

Red Osier Dogwood (cornus sericea)

Red Osier Dogwood (cornus sericea)

july-5

Miles Hearn

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