East Point Park: Tuesday, July 19, 2016

22 degrees and sunny at the start
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Bird Highlight: 100’s of Starlings
European Starling (photo: Ken Sproule)

European Starling (photo: Ken Sproule)

Botany Highlight: Indian Hemp:

Indian Hemp (Apocynum cannabinum)

Indian Hemp (Apocynum cannabinum)

Species list: double-crested cormorant, Canada goose, mallard, red-tailed hawk, ring-billed gull, northern flicker, downy woodpecker,  eastern kingbird, bank swallow, rough-winged swallow, barn swallow, gray catbird, American robin, cedar waxwing, European starling, American redstart,  red-winged blackbird, baltimore oriole, common grackle, northern cardinal, American goldfinch, song sparrow.  (22 species)
Red Admiral Butterfly

Red Admiral Butterfly

Sweet Goldenrod (Solidago odora)

Sweet Goldenrod (Solidago odora)

Red Baneberry (Actaea rubra)

Red Baneberry (Actaea rubra)

Cottontail Rabbit

Cottontail Rabbit

Red Osier Dogwood (Cornus servicea)

Red Osier Dogwood (Cornus servicea)

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Bird's Foot Trefoil (Lotus corniculatus)

Bird’s Foot Trefoil (Lotus corniculatus)

Wild Bergamot (Monarda fistulosa)

Wild Bergamot (Monarda fistulosa)

july-19

Miles Hearn

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