Wilket Creek: Friday, September 23, 2016

19 degrees and threatening rain at the start.

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Bird Highlight: Cooper’s Hawk
Cooper's Hawk

Cooper’s Hawk

Botany Highlight: Japanese Hops

Japanese Hops (Humulus japonicus)

Japanese Hops (Humulus japonicus)

Species list:  Canada goose, Cooper’s hawk, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker, blue jay, American crow, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, red-breasted nuthatch, gray catbird, American robin, common grackle, northern cardinal, American goldfinch. (14 species)

Hog Peanut (Amphicarpaea bracteata)

Hog Peanut (Amphicarpaea bracteata)

Spotted Jewelweed (Impatiens capensis)

Spotted Jewelweed (Impatiens capensis)

Multiflora Rose (Rosa multiflora)

Multiflora Rose (Rosa multiflora)

Panicled Aster (Symphyotrichum lanceolatum)

Panicled Aster (Symphyotrichum lanceolatum)

Butter and Eggs (Linaria vulgaris)

Butter and Eggs (Linaria vulgaris)

Calico Aster (Symphyotrichum lateriflorum)

Calico Aster (Symphyotrichum lateriflorum)

Staghorn sumac (Rhus typhina)

Staghorn sumac (Rhus typhina)

Red Maple (Rhus typhina)

Red Maple (Rhus typhina)

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Miles Hearn

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