Lambton Woods: Monday, September 19, 2016

22 degrees and sunny at the start.

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Bird Highlight: Great Egret
Great Egret

Great Egret

Botany Highlight: Purple-stemmed Aster

Purple-stemmed Aster (Symphyotrichum puniceum)

Purple-stemmed Aster (Symphyotrichum puniceum)

Species list:  double-crested cormorant, great blue heron, great egret, black-crowned night heron, mallard, American black duck, ring-billed gull, belted kingfisher,  northern flicker, red-bellied woodpecker, hairy woodpecker, blue jay, black-capped chickadee, red-breasted nuthatch, gray catbird, red-eyed vireo, common grackle, northern cardinal, American goldfinch, song sparrow. (20 species)

Amur Cork Tree (Phellodendron amurense)

Amur Cork Tree (Phellodendron amurense)

Calico Aster (Symphyotrichum lateriflrum)

Calico Aster (Symphyotrichum lateriflrum)

Narrow-leaved Cat-tail (Typha angustifolia)

Narrow-leaved Cat-tail (Typha angustifolia)

Colorado Blue Spruce (Picea pungens)

Colorado Blue Spruce (Picea pungens)

Path Rush (Juncus tenuis)

Path Rush (Juncus tenuis)

Beggar Ticks (Bidens frondosa)

Beggar Ticks (Bidens frondosa)

Giant Puffball (Calvatia gigantea)

Giant Puffball (Calvatia gigantea)

White Spruce (Picea glauca)

White Spruce (Picea glauca)

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Miles Hearn

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