Lambton Woods: Thursday, October 6, 2016

18 degrees and sunny at the start.

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Bird Highlight: Great Blue Heron
Great Blue Heron

Great Blue Heron

Botany Highlight: Banana Tree

Banana Tree (Musa)

Banana Tree (Musa)

Species list:  double-crested cormorant, great blue heron, Canada goose, mallard, American black duck, broad-winged hawk, ring-billed gull, rock pigeon, belted kingfisher,  northern flicker, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker, eastern phoebe,  blue jay, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, American robin, house sparrow, red-winged blackbird, northern cardinal, American goldfinch, white-crowned sparrow, song sparrow. (23 species)

Redbud (Cercis canadensis)

Redbud (Cercis canadensis)

Norway Spruce (Picea abies) Cones after squirrel harvest

Norway Spruce (Picea abies) Cones after squirrel harvest

Turkey Vultures (photo: Marlene Danicki)

Turkey Vultures (photo: Marlene Danicki)

Crab Apple (Malus)

Crab Apple (Malus)

Giant Puffball (Calvatia gigantea)

Giant Puffball (Calvatia gigantea)

Great Blue Heron (Photo: Malene Danicki)

Great Blue Heron (Photo: Malene Danicki)

 

Wood Nettle (Laportea canadensis)

Wood Nettle (Laportea canadensis)

Canada Goose

Canada Goose

Forsythia (Forsythia intermedia)

Forsythia (Forsythia intermedia)

Double-crested Cormorant

Double-crested Cormorant

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Miles Hearn

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