Scarborough Bluffs (upper): Tuesday, September 6, 2016

23 degrees and sunny at the start.
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Bird Highlight: Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Rose-breasted grosbeak (female)

Rose-breasted grosbeak (female)

Botany Highlight: Red-osier Dogwood

Red Osier Dogwood (Cornus servicea)

Red Osier Dogwood (Cornus servicea)

Species list: mallard, Cooper’s Hawk, ring-billed gull, downy woodpecker, great crested flycatcher, blue jay, American crow, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, Carolina wren, house wren, red-eyed vireo, common grackle, northern cardinal, rose-breasted grosbeak, American goldfinch. (16 species)

Poison Ivy (Toxicodendron rydbergii)

Poison Ivy (Toxicodendron rydbergii)

Crown Vetch (Securigera varia)

Crown Vetch (Securigera varia)

Bird Vetch (Vicia cracca)

Bird Vetch (Vicia cracca)

White Snakeroot (Ageratina altissima)

White Snakeroot (Ageratina altissima)

Heart-leaved Aster (Symphyotrichum cordifolium)

Heart-leaved Aster (Symphyotrichum cordifolium)

Lungwort (Pulmonaria)

Lungwort (Pulmonaria)

Canada Thistle (Cirsium arvense)

Canada Thistle (Cirsium arvense)

Hawthorn (Crataegus)

Hawthorn (Crataegus)

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Miles Hearn

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