Taylor Creek: Tuesday, August 23, 2016

22 degrees and sun / cloud mix at the start

Convergence of East and West Don Rivers

Convergence of East and West Don Rivers

Bird Highlight: American Goldfinch

American Goldfinch

American Goldfinch

Botany Highlight: Great Ragweed

Great Ragweed (Ambrosia trifida)

Great Ragweed (Ambrosia trifida)

Species list: turkey vulture, rock pigeon, hairy woodpecker, northern flicker, blue jay, black-capped chickadee, common grackle, American goldfinch.  (8 species)
Purple-stemmed Aster (Symphyotrichum puniceum)

Purple-stemmed Aster (Symphyotrichum puniceum)

Great Hairy Willow Herb (Epilobium hirsutum)

Great Hairy Willow Herb (Epilobium hirsutum)

Tall Goldenrod (Solidago altissima)

Tall Goldenrod (Solidago altissima)

Prickly Lettuce (Lactuca serriola)

Prickly Lettuce (Lactuca serriola)

Horseweed (Conyza canadensis)

Horseweed (Conyza canadensis)

Spotted Jewelweed (Impatiens capenesis)

Spotted Jewelweed (Impatiens capenesis)

Purple Loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria)

Purple Loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria)

Shining Willow (Salix lucida)

Shining Willow (Salix lucida)

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Miles Hearn

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