Scarborough Bluffs (Lower): Tuesday, October 18, 2016

20 degrees and sunny  at the start.

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Bird Highlight: Trumpeter Swan
Trumpeter Swan (Immature)

Trumpeter Swan (Immature)

Botany Highlight: Buffalo Berry

Buffalo Berry (Shepherdia argentea)

Buffalo Berry (Shepherdia argentea)

Species list:  trumpeter swan, Canada goose, mallard, red-tailed hawk, ring-billed gull, rock pigeon,  blue jay, common raven, black-capped chickadee, American robin, ruby-crowned kinglet, European starling, northern cardinal, dark-eyed junco,  white-throated sparrow. (15 species)

Painted Turtle

Painted Turtle

Red-osier Dogwood (Cornus sericea)

Red-osier Dogwood (Cornus sericea)

Canada Thistle (Cirsium arvense)

Canada Thistle (Cirsium arvense)

Black Locust (Robinia pseudoacacia)

Black Locust (Robinia pseudoacacia)

Daisy Fleabane (Erigeron annuus)

Daisy Fleabane (Erigeron annuus)

Phragmites (Phragmites australis)

Phragmites (Phragmites australis)

Autumn Olive (Elaeagnus umbellata)

Autumn Olive (Elaeagnus umbellata)

Beach Grass (Ammophilia breviligulata)

Beach Grass (Ammophilia breviligulata)

Ring-billed Gull

Ring-billed Gull

oct-18

Miles Hearn

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