Marie Curtis Park: Friday, October 28, 2016

4 degrees and sunny at the start.
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Bird Highlight: Black-crowned Night Heron
Black-crowned night heron (juvenile)

Black-crowned night heron (juvenile)

Botany Highlight: Trembling Aspen

Trembling Aspen (Populus tremuloides)

Trembling Aspen (Populus tremuloides)

Species list:  black-crowned night heron, mute swan, Canada goose, mallard, turkey vulture, herring gull, ring-billed gull, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker,  blue jay, American crow, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, brown creeper, American robin, golden-crowned kinglet, European starling,  house sparrow, northern cardinal, American goldfinch, dark-eyed junco, white-throated sparrow. (22 species)

Poison Ivy (Toxicodendron rydbergii)

Poison Ivy (Toxicodendron rydbergii)

Red Oak (Quercus rubra)

Red Oak (Quercus rubra)

Europeaan birch (Betula pendula)

Europeaan birch (Betula pendula)

Round-leaved Dogwood (Cornus rugosa)

Round-leaved Dogwood (Cornus rugosa)

European Black Alder (Alnus glutinosa)

European Black Alder (Alnus glutinosa)

Ring-billed Gull

Ring-billed Gull

Japanese Barberry (Berberis thunbergii)

Japanese Barberry (Berberis thunbergii)

Mallard

Mallard

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Miles Hearn

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