Taylor Creek: Monday, September 12, 2016

20 degrees and sunny at the start.

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Bird Highlight: long look at a Chestnut-sided Warbler in fall plumage
Photo: Judy-Ann Cazemier

Chestnut-sided Warbler (Photo: Judy-Ann Cazemier)

Botany Highlight: Purple-stemmed Aster

Purple-stemmed Aster (Symphyotrichum puniceum)

Purple-stemmed Aster (Symphyotrichum puniceum)

Species list:  mallard, red-tailed hawk, northern flicker, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker, eastern pewee, blue jay, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, red-breasted nuthatch, gray catbird, red-eyed vireo, black and white warbler, nashville warbler, chestnut-sided warbler, blackburnian warbler, house sparrow, common grackle, northern cardinal, American goldfinch. (20 species)

Giant Ragweed (Ambrosia trifida)

Giant Ragweed (Ambrosia trifida)

Goutweed (Aegopodium podagraria)

Goutweed (Aegopodium podagraria)

Horse Chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum)

Horse Chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum)

Spotted Jewelweed (Impatiens capensis)

Spotted Jewelweed (Impatiens capensis)

Common Plantain (Plantago major)

Common Plantain (Plantago major)

Gray Dogwood (Cornus foemina)

Gray Dogwood (Cornus foemina)

Calico Aster (Symphyotrichum lateriflorum)

Calico Aster (Symphyotrichum lateriflorum)

Silver Maple (Acer saccharinum)

Silver Maple (Acer saccharinum)

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