Wilket Creek: Saturday, October 1, 2016

14 degrees and overcast at the start.

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Bird Highlight: Black-throated Blue Warbler
Black-throated Blue Warbler (photo: Ed McAskill)

Black-throated Blue Warbler (photo: Ed McAskill)

Botany Highlight: Calico Aster

Calico Aster (Symphyotrichum lateriflorum)

Calico Aster (Symphyotrichum lateriflorum)

Species list:  mallard, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker, blue jay, American crow, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch,  winter wren, gray catbird, American robin, ruby-crowned kinglet, cedar waxwing, black-throated blue warbler, common grackle, northern cardinal, white-throated sparrow, song sparrow. (17 species)

Serviceberry (Amelanchier)

Serviceberry (Amelanchier)

Evidence of Pileated Woodpecker

Evidence of Pileated Woodpecker

Late Goldenrod (Solidago gigantea)

Late Goldenrod (Solidago gigantea)

Red Pine (Pinus resinosa)

Red Pine (Pinus resinosa)

Canada Thistle (Cirsium arvense)

Canada Thistle (Cirsium arvense)

Jack in the Pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum)

Jack in the Pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum)

Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca)

Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca)

Dog-strangling Vine (Vincetoxicum rossicum)

Dog-strangling Vine (Vincetoxicum rossicum)

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