Marie Curtis Park: Saturday, September 3, 2016

16 degrees and sunny at the start
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Bird Highlight: Great Blue Heron
Great Blue Heron

Great Blue Heron

Botany Highlight: Late Goldenrod

Late Goldenrod (Solidago gigantea)

Late Goldenrod (Solidago gigantea)

Species list: double-crested cormorant, great blue heron, mute swan, Canada goose, mallard, wood duck, red-breasted merganser, ring-billed gull, belted kingfisher, northern flicker, hairy woodpecker,  downy woodpecker, eastern phoebe, blue jay, American crow, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, gray catbird, American robin, warbling vireo, northern cardinal, American goldfinch.  (22 species)
Wood Ducks

Wood Ducks

Poison Ivy (Toxicodendron rydbergii)

Poison Ivy (Toxicodendron rydbergii)

Jack O'Lantern

Jack O’Lantern

Japanese Knotweed (Fallopia japonica)

Japanese Knotweed (Fallopia japonica)

Yellow Garden Spider (Argiope aurantia)

Yellow Garden Spider (Argiope aurantia)

Beaked hazel (Corylus cornuta)

Beaked hazel (Corylus cornuta)

Arrow-leaved Aster (Symphyotrichum urophyllum)

Arrow-leaved Aster (Symphyotrichum urophyllum)

Reed (Phragmites australis)

Reed (Phragmites australis)

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Miles Hearn

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