Scarborough Bluffs (Upper): Thursday, September 22, 2016

20 degrees and sunny at the start.

St Augustine's Seminary

St Augustine’s Seminary

Bird Highlight: Hairy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker

Hairy Woodpecker

Botany Highlight: Bull Thistle

Bull Thistle (Cirsium vulgare)

Bull Thistle (Cirsium vulgare)

Species list:  Canada goose, mallard, Cooper’s hawk, ring-billed gull, rock pigeon, mourning dove, northern flicker, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker, great crested flycatcher, blue jay, American crow, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, red-breasted nuthatch, gray catbird, American robin, European starling, common grackle, northern cardinal, American goldfinch, white-throated sparrow, song sparrow. (23 species)

Black Maple (Acer nigrum)

Black Maple (Acer nigrum)

Wild Cucumber (Echinocystis lobata)

Wild Cucumber (Echinocystis lobata)

Heart-leaved Aster (Symphyotrichum cordifolium)

Heart-leaved Aster (Symphyotrichum cordifolium)

Spindle Tree (Euonymus europae)

Spindle Tree (Euonymus europae)

Star Flowered False Solomon Seal (Maianthemum stellatum)

Star Flowered False Solomon Seal (Maianthemum stellatum)

Zigzag Goldenrod (Solidago flexicaulis)

Zigzag Goldenrod (Solidago flexicaulis)

White Snakeroot (Ageratina altissima)

White Snakeroot (Ageratina altissima)

New England Aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae)

New England Aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae)

sept-22

Miles Hearn

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