High Park (North): Monday, October 24, 2016

8 degrees and overcast at the start.
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Bird Highlight: Hermit Thrush
Hermit Thrush

Hermit Thrush

Botany Highlight: Sassaras

Sassafras (Sassafras albidum)

Sassafras (Sassafras albidum)

Species list:  ring-billed gull, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, hermit thrush, ruby-crowned kinglet,  house sparrow, dark-eyed junco, white-crowned sparrow. (10 species)

Huckleberry (Gaylussacia baccata)

Huckleberry (Gaylussacia baccata)

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Sky Blue Aster (Symphyotrichum oolentandiense)

Sky Blue Aster (Symphyotrichum oolentandiense)

Big Bluestem (Andropogon gerardii)

Big Bluestem (Andropogon gerardii)

Winged Euonymus (Euonymus alata)

Winged Euonymus (Euonymus alata)

Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum)

Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum)

New Jersey Tea (Ceanothus americanus)

New Jersey Tea (Ceanothus americanus)

Heath Aster (Symphyotrichum ericoides)

Heath Aster (Symphyotrichum ericoides)

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Miles Hearn

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