Marie Curtis Park: Saturday, October 22, 2016

4 degrees and cloudy and windy at the start.
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Bird Highlight: Common Raven
Common Ravens

Common Ravens

Botany Highlight: Fringed Loosestrife

Fringed Loosestrife (Lysimachia ciliata)

Fringed Loosestrife (Lysimachia ciliata)

Species list:  double-crested cormorant, black-crowned night heron, mallard, turkey vulture, Cooper’s hawk, red-tailed hawk, American kestrel, ring-billed gull, hairy woodpecker, blue jay, common raven, black-capped chickadee, American robin, ruby-crowned kinglet, European starling,  house sparrow, northern cardinal, American goldfinch, dark-eyed junco, white-throated sparrow. (20 species)

Red Raspberry (Rubus odoratus)

Red Raspberry (Rubus odoratus)

Canada Goldenrod (Solidago canadensis)

Canada Goldenrod (Solidago canadensis)

Great Burdock (Arctium lappa)

Great Burdock (Arctium lappa)

Yellow Birch (Betula alleghaniensis)

Yellow Birch (Betula alleghaniensis)

Alternate-leaved Dogwood (Cornus alternifolia)

Alternate-leaved Dogwood (Cornus alternifolia)

Japanese Knotweed (Fallopia japonica)

Japanese Knotweed (Fallopia japonica)

White Pine (Pinus strobus)

White Pine (Pinus strobus)

Shagbark Hickory (Carya ovata)

Shagbark Hickory (Carya ovata)

oct-22

Miles Hearn

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