Wilket Creek: Monday, September 26, 2016

14 degrees and overcast at the start.

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Bird Highlight: Black-capped Chickadee and Nashville Warbler
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Black-capped Chickadee

Nashville Warbler (photo: Heather Pantrey)

Nashville Warbler (photo: Heather Pantrey)

Botany Highlight: Jack in the Pulpit

Jack in the Pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum)

Jack in the Pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum)

Species list:  mallard, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker, blue jay, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, red-breasted nuthatch, American robin, nashville warbler, common grackle, northern cardinal. (11 species)

Dog-strangling Vine (Vincetoxicum rossicum)

Dog-strangling Vine (Vincetoxicum rossicum)

Eastern Hemlock (Tsuga canadensis)

Eastern Hemlock (Tsuga canadensis)

Bitternut Hickory (Carya cordiformis)

Bitternut Hickory (Carya cordiformis)

Cottontail Rabbit

Cottontail Rabbit

Bluestem Goldenrod (Solidago caesia)

Bluestem Goldenrod (Solidago caesia)

Red Oak (Quercus rubra)

Red Oak (Quercus rubra)

Praying Mantis

Praying Mantis

Crack Willow (Salix fragilis)

Crack Willow (Salix fragilis)

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Miles Hearn

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