Humber Bay: Thursday, October 20, 2016

14 degrees and raining  at the start.

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Bird Highlight: Gadwall
Gadwall  (male) photo: wikimedia

Gadwall (male) photo: wikimedia

Botany Highlight: Staghorn Sumac

Staghorn Sumac (Rhus typhina)

Staghorn Sumac (Rhus typhina)

Species list:  red-necked grebe, double-crested cormorant, mute swan, Canada goose, mallard, gadwall, green-winged teal, killdeer, herring gull, ring-billed gull, rock pigeon, belted kingfisher,  black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, American robin, hermit thrush, golden-crowned kinglet, ruby-crowned kinglet, European starling, yellow-rumped warbler, house sparrow, northern cardinal, house finch, dark-eyed junco,  white-throated sparrow, white-crowned sparrow, song sparrow. (27 species)

Great Egret and Great Blue Heron

Great Egret and Great Blue Heron

New England Aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae)

New England Aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae)

White Elm (Ulmus americana)

White Elm (Ulmus americana)

European Black Ash (Fraxinus excelsior)

European Black Ash (Fraxinus excelsior)

Great Blue Heron

Great Blue Heron

Spindle Tree (Euonymus europaea)

Spindle Tree (Euonymus europaea)

Lilac (Syringa vulgaris)

Lilac (Syringa vulgaris)

Heath Aster (Symphyotrichum ericoides)

Heath Aster (Symphyotrichum ericoides)

oct-20

Miles Hearn

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