Lambton Woods: Saturday, September 24, 2016

9 degrees and sunny at the start.

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Bird Highlight: Osprey
Osprey (photo: wikimedia)

Osprey (photo: wikimedia)

Botany Highlight: Zigzag Goldenrod

Zigzag Goldenrod (Solidago flexicaulis)

Zigzag Goldenrod (Solidago flexicaulis)

Species list:  great egret, Canada goose, mallard, osprey, ring-billed gull, belted kingfisher,  northern flicker, pileated woodpecker, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker, blue jay, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, red-breasted nuthatch, gray catbird, American robin, house sparrow, common grackle, northern cardinal, American goldfinch, song sparrow. (21 species)

Giant Puffball (Calvatia giganteum)

Giant Puffball (Calvatia giganteum)

Purple-stemmed Aster (Symphyotrichum puniceum)

Purple-stemmed Aster (Symphyotrichum puniceum)

Sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua)

Sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua)

Mountain Maple (Acer spicatum)

Mountain Maple (Acer spicatum)

Calico Aster (Symphyotrichum lateriflorum)

Calico Aster (Symphyotrichum lateriflorum)

Maple-leaved Viburnum (Viburnum acerifolium)

Maple-leaved Viburnum (Viburnum acerifolium)

Mallard

Mallard

Northern Catalpa (Catalpa speciosa)

Northern Catalpa (Catalpa speciosa)

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Miles Hearn

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