A walk near the Little Rouge Creek: July 17, 2016

22 degrees and sunny at the start
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Bird Highlight: Pine Warbler
Pine Warbler (photo: wikimedia)

Pine Warbler (photo: wikimedia)

Botany Highlight: Michigan Lily

Michigan Lily (Lillium michiganese)

Michigan Lily (Lillium michiganese)

 Species list: turkey vulture, American woodcock, ring-billed gull, hairy woodpecker, great crested flycatcher, blue jay, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, American robin, cedar waxwing, red-eyed vireo, pine warbler, red-winged blackbird, common grackle, American goldfinch, song sparrow.  (16 species)
Blue Vervain (Verbena hastata)

Blue Vervain (Verbena hastata)

Helleborine (Epipactus helleborine)

Helleborine (Epipactus helleborine)

Elecampane (Inula helenium)

Elecampane (Inula helenium)

Deptford Pink (Dianthus armeria)

Deptford Pink (Dianthus armeria)

Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta)

Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta)

Blue Cohosh (Caulophyllum thalictroides)

Blue Cohosh (Caulophyllum thalictroides)

Common Pear (Pyrus communis)

Common Pear (Pyrus communis)

Water Hemlock (Cicuta bulbifera)

Water Hemlock (Cicuta bulbifera)

Miles Hearn

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