Beechwood \ Don Valley: Saturday, July 16, 2016

17 degrees and sun \ cloud mix at the start.

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Bird Highlight: American goldfinch
American goldfinch: male (left) and female (right)

American goldfinch: male (left) and female (right)

Botany Highlight: Tansy

Common Tansy (Tanacetum vulgare)

Common Tansy (Tanacetum vulgare)

Species list: double-crested cormorant, mallard, wood duck, chimney swift, belted kingfisher, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker, eastern kingbird, great crested flycatcher, gray catbird, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, American robin, blue-gray gnatcatcher, cedar waxwing, red-eyed vireo,  warbling vireo, yellow warbler, red-winged blackbird, common grackle, northern cardinal, American goldfinch, song sparrow. (23 species)

Round-leaved Dogwood (Cornus rugosa)

Round-leaved Dogwood (Cornus rugosa)

Soapwort (Saponaria officinalis)

Soapwort (Saponaria officinalis)

False Solomon Seal (Maianthemum racemosum)

False Solomon Seal (Maianthemum racemosum)

Star-flowered False Solomon Seal (Maianthemum stellatum)

Star-flowered False Solomon Seal (Maianthemum stellatum)

Chicory (Chicorium intybus)

Chicory (Chicorium intybus)

Wild Bergamot (Monarda fistulosa)

Wild Bergamot (Monarda fistulosa)

Choke Cherry (Prunus virginiana)

Choke Cherry (Prunus virginiana)

Orach (Atriplex patula)

Orach (Atriplex patula)

Wood Duck family

Wood Duck family

july-16

Miles Hearn

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