Taylor Creek: Tuesday, October 11, 2016

9 degrees and sunny at the start.

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Bird Highlight: Black-capped Chickadee
Black-capped Chickadee

Black-capped Chickadee

Botany Highlight: Flat-topped Aster

Flat-topped Aster (Doellingeria umbellata)

Flat-topped Aster (Doellingeria umbellata)

Species list:  mallard, red-tailed hawk, belted kingfisher, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker, blue jay, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, American robin, hermit thrush, golden-crowned kinglet, ruby-crowned kinglet, yellow-rumped warbler, palm warbler, house sparrow, common grackle, northern cardinal, American goldfinch, dark-eyed junco, white-throated sparrow, song sparrow. (21 species)

Alternate-leaved Dogwood (Cornus alternifolia)

Alternate-leaved Dogwood (Cornus alternifolia)

Heart-leaved Aster (Symphyotrichum cordifolium)

Heart-leaved Aster (Symphyotrichum cordifolium)

Jerusalem Artichoke (Helianthus tuberosa)

Jerusalem Artichoke (Helianthus tuberosa)

False Solomon's Seal (Maianthemum racemosum)

False Solomon’s Seal (Maianthemum racemosum)

Purple-stemmed Aster (Symphyotrichum puniceum)

Purple-stemmed Aster (Symphyotrichum puniceum)

Virginia Creeper (Pathenocissus inserta)

Virginia Creeper (Pathenocissus inserta)

Black Maple (Acer nigra)

Black Maple (Acer nigra)

Canada Goldenrod (Solidago canadensis)

Canada Goldenrod (Solidago canadensis)

oct-11

Miles Hearn

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