Taylor Creek: Saturday, October 8, 2016

 Thanks to Ken Sproule who took all of this morning’s photos on my camera except for the the group photo.

19 degrees and rain at the start.

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Bird Highlight: White-throated Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow

White-throated Sparrow

Botany Highlight: Heart-leaved Aster

Heart-leaved Aster (Symphyotrichum codifolium)

Heart-leaved Aster (Symphyotrichum codifolium)

Species list:  great blue heron, red-tailed hawk, belted kingfisher, northern flicker, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker, blue jay, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, American robin, ruby-crowned kinglet, European starling, house sparrow, northern cardinal, American goldfinch, white-throated sparrow. (16 species)

Spindle Tree (Euonymus europaea)

Spindle Tree (Euonymus europaea)

Common Burdock (Arctium minus)

Common Burdock (Arctium minus)

Great Blue Heron

Great Blue Heron

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Goutweed (Aegopodium podagraria)

Goutweed (Aegopodium podagraria)

White Ash trunk and roots (Fraxinus americana)

White Ash trunk and roots (Fraxinus americana)

Tamarack (Larix laricina)

Tamarack (Larix laricina)

Multiflora Rose (Rosa multiflora)

Multiflora Rose (Rosa multiflora)

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Miles Hearn

 

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