Beechwood \ Don Valley: Thursday, October 13, 2016.

13 degrees and overcast at the start.
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Bird Highlight: 100’s of Starlings
European Starlings

European Starlings

Botany Highlight: New England Aster

New England Aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae)

New England Aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae)

Species list:  mallard, wood duck, red-tailed hawk, hairy woodpecker, eastern phoebe, blue jay, black-capped chickadee,  American robin, ruby-crowned-kinglet, European starling, yellow-rumped warbler, palm warbler, northern cardinal, American goldfinch, white-crowned sparrow, white-throated sparrow, song sparrow. (17 species)

Stinging Nettle (Urtica dioica)

Stinging Nettle (Urtica dioica)

Panicled Aster (Symphyotrichum lanceolatum)

Panicled Aster (Symphyotrichum lanceolatum)

Bur Oak (Quercus macrocarpa)

Bur Oak (Quercus macrocarpa)

Virginia Creeper (Pathenocissus inserta)

Virginia Creeper (Pathenocissus inserta)

Poison Ivy (Toxicodendron rydbergii)

Poison Ivy (Toxicodendron rydbergii)

Tansy (Tanacetum vulgare)

Tansy (Tanacetum vulgare)

Staghorn Sumac (Rhus typhina)

Staghorn Sumac (Rhus typhina)

Swamp White Oak (Quercus bicolor)

Swamp White Oak (Quercus bicolor)

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