Rouge Hills: Tuesday, August 2, 2016

23 degrees and sunny at the start
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Bird Highlight: Osprey
Osprey (photo: wikimedia)

Osprey (photo: wikimedia)

Botany Highlight: Sweet Goldenrod

Sweet Goldenrod (Solidago odorata)

Sweet Goldenrod (Solidago odorata)

Species list: pied-billed grebe, Canada goose, mallard, wood duck, osprey, wild turkey, mourning dove, downy woodpecker,  great crested flycatcher, eastern pewee, blue jay, American crow, black-capped chickadee, American robin, cedar waxwing, red-eyed vireo, common yellowthroat, northern cardinal, indigo bunting, American goldfinch, field sparrow, song sparrow.  (22 species)
Wild Ginger (Asarum canadense)

Wild Ginger (Asarum canadense)

Mourning Dove

Mourning Dove

Virginia Stickseed (Hackelia virginiana)

Virginia Stickseed (Hackelia virginiana)

Cedar Waxwing

Cedar Waxwing

Boneset (Eupatorium perfoliatum)

Boneset (Eupatorium perfoliatum)

Round-leaved Dogwood (Cornus rugosa)

Round-leaved Dogwood (Cornus rugosa)

Rattlesnake Root (Prenanthes alba)

Rattlesnake Root (Prenanthes alba)

Water Smartweed (Persicaria amphibia)

Water Smartweed (Persicaria amphibia)

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Miles Hearn

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