Thomson Park: Friday, August 5, 2016

27 degrees and sunny at the start
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Bird Highlight: Red-tailed Hawk

Red-tailed Hawk (photo: Ken Sproule)

Red-tailed Hawk (photo: Ken Sproule)

Botany Highlight: Canada Goldenrod

Canada Goldenrod (Solidago canadensis)

Canada Goldenrod (Solidago canadensis)

Species list: mallard, red-tailed hawk, ring-billed gull, mourning dove, chimney swift, hairy woodpecker, American crow, black-capped chickadee, red-breasted nuthatch, American robin, cedar waxwing, house sparrow, northern cardinal, American goldfinch.  (14 species)
Curled Dock (Rumex crispus)

Curled Dock (Rumex crispus)

Silver Dollars (Lunaria annua)

Silver Dollars (Lunaria annua)

Common Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca)

Common Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca)

Smooth Brome (Bromus inermis)

Smooth Brome (Bromus inermis)

White Vervain (Verbena urticifolia)

White Vervain (Verbena urticifolia)

St Andrew's Presbyterian Church

St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church

Buckhorn (Plantago lanceolata)

Buckhorn (Plantago lanceolata)

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Miles Hearn

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