Scarborough Bluffs (upper): Friday, September 2, 2016

19 degrees and sunny at the start

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Bird Highlight: Northern Harrier

Northern harrier

Northern harrier

Botany Highlight: Great Lobelia

Great Lobelia (Lobelia siphilitica)

Great Lobelia (Lobelia siphilitica)

Species list: Canada goose, mallard, northern harrier, ring-billed gull, mourning dove, rock pigeon, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker, least flycatcher, blue jay, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, Carolina wren, gray catbird, American robin, cedar waxwing, northern cardinal, American goldfinch. (18 species)

Pale Sunflower (Helianthus decapetalus)

Pale Sunflower (Helianthus decapetalus)

Wild Cucumber (Echinocystis lobata)

Wild Cucumber (Echinocystis lobata)

Chicory (Cichorium intybus)

Chicory (Cichorium intybus)

Stinging Nettle (Urtica dioica)

Stinging Nettle (Urtica dioica)

Tall Goldenrod (Solidago altissima)

Tall Goldenrod (Solidago altissima)

Indian Hemp (Apocynum cannabinum)

Indian Hemp (Apocynum cannabinum)

Panicled Aster (Symphyotrichum lanceolatum)

Panicled Aster (Symphyotrichum lanceolatum)

Red Raspberry (Rubus strigosus)

Red Raspberry (Rubus strigosus)

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Miles Hearn

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