Scarborough Bluffs (Upper): Friday, September 16, 2016

16 degrees and sunny at the start.

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 Bird Highlight: Turkey Vulture
Turkey Vulture (photo: wikimedia)

Turkey Vulture (photo: wikimedia)

Botany Highlight: Poison Ivy

Poison Ivy (Toxicodendron rydbergii)

Poison Ivy (Toxicodendron rydbergii)

Species list:  mallard, turkey vulture, ring-billed gull, rock pigeon, northern flicker, downy woodpecker, blue jay, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, gray catbird, European starling, nashville warbler, common grackle, northern cardinal, American goldfinch, white-throated sparrow. (16 species)

Pale-leaved Sunflower (Helianthus decapetalus)

Pale-leaved Sunflower (Helianthus decapetalus)

Spotted Jewelweed (Impatiens capensis)

Spotted Jewelweed (Impatiens capensis)

Black Walnut (Juglans nigra)

Black Walnut (Juglans nigra)

Chicory (Cichorium intybus)

Chicory (Cichorium intybus)

Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca)

Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca)

Burning Bush Euonymus (Euonymus europaea)

Burning Bush Euonymus (Euonymus europaea)

Wild Cucumber (Echinocystis lobata)

Wild Cucumber (Echinocystis lobata)

Wild Rye (Elymus virginicus)

Wild Rye (Elymus virginicus)

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Miles Hearn

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