Humber Bay: Tuesday, October 25, 2016

6 degrees and overcast  at the start.

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Bird Highlight: Hooded Merganser
Hooded Merganser

Hooded Merganser

Botany Highlight: Wayfaring Tree

Wayfaring tree (Viburnum lantana)

Wayfaring tree (Viburnum lantana)

Species list:  red-necked grebe, double-crested cormorant, mute swan, Canada goose, mallard, American black duck, gadwall, northern shoveler, green-winged teal, hooded merganser, turkey vulture,  herring gull, ring-billed gull, rock pigeon, belted kingfisher,  black-capped chickadee, ruby-crowned kinglet, European starling, red-winged blackbird,  northern cardinal, house finch, dark-eyed junco,  white-throated sparrow, field sparrow, song sparrow. (25 species)

American Black Duck

American Black Duck

Cat-tail (Typha)

Cat-tail (Typha)

Kentucky Coffee Tree (Gymnocladus dioicus)

Kentucky Coffee Tree (Gymnocladus dioicus)

European Linden (Tilia cordata)

European Linden (Tilia cordata)

Northern Shoveler

Northern Shoveler

New England Aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae)

New England Aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae)

Mountain Ash (Sorbus aucuparia)

Mountain Ash (Sorbus aucuparia)

Great Blue Heron

Great Blue Heron

oct-25

Miles Hearn

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