Friday, September 30, 2016
17 degrees and overcast at the start.
Botany Highlight: Bittersweet Nightshade
Species list: mallard, sharp-shinned hawk, red-tailed hawk, belted kingfisher, northern flicker, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker, blue jay, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, American robin, ruby-crowned kinglet, black-throated green warbler, common grackle, northern cardinal, white-throated sparrow. (16 species)
16 degrees and light rain at the start.
Bird Highlight: juvenile yellow-bellied sapsucker on telephone/power pole
Botany Highlight: zigzag goldenrod, one-seeded bur cucumber
Fungal Highlight: young Dryad’s saddle (Polyporus squamosus)
Species list: northern flicker, yellow-bellied sapsucker, blue jay, black-capped chickadee, ruby-crowned kinglet, golden-crowned kinglet, American robin, gray catbird, European starling, northern cardinal, white-throated sparrow, American goldfinch. (12 species)
Thank-you to Bob Kortright for this list.