Beechwood \ Don Valley: Monday, October 3, 2016

15 degrees and overcast at the start.
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Bird Highlight: White-crowned Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow (photo: Heather Pantrey)

White-crowned Sparrow (photo: Heather Pantrey)

Botany Highlight: Canada Goldenrod

Canada Goldenrod (Solidago canadensis)

Canada Goldenrod (Solidago canadensis)

Species list:  mallard, red-tailed hawk, belted kingfisher, northern flicker, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker, blue jay, black-capped chickadee,  gray catbird, American robin, nashville warbler, yellow-rumped warbler, palm warbler, house sparrow, common grackle, northern cardinal, American goldfinch, white-crowned sparrow, white-throated sparrow, song sparrow. (20 species)

White-tailed Deer (Photo: Pam Stevens)

White-tailed Deer (Photo: Pam Stevens)

White Spruce (Picea glauca)

White Spruce (Picea glauca)

Palm Warbler (Photo: Irene Okura)

Palm Warbler (Photo: Irene Okura)

Little Brown Snake (Photo: Irene Okura)

Little Brown Snake (Photo: Irene Okura)

White-throated Sparrow (Photo: Irene Okura)

White-throated Sparrow (Photo: Irene Okura)

New England Aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae)

New England Aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae)

Swamp White Oak (Quercus bicolor)

Swamp White Oak (Quercus bicolor)

White Ash (Fraxinus americana)

White Ash (Fraxinus americana)

Catbird (Photo: Heather Pantrey

Catbird (Photo: Heather Pantrey

Nashville Warbler (Photo: Heather Pantrey)

Nashville Warbler (Photo: Heather Pantrey)

Riverbank Grape (Vitis riparia)

Riverbank Grape (Vitis riparia)

Beggar Ticks (Bidens frondosa)

Beggar Ticks (Bidens frondosa)

White Elm (Ulmus americana)

White Elm (Ulmus americana)

Soapwort (Saponaria officinalis)

Soapwort (Saponaria officinalis)

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