5 degrees and sunny at the start.
Bird Highlight: American Coot
Botany Highlight: Oriental Bittersweet
Species list: red-necked grebe, horned grebe, pied-billed grebe, mute swan, Canada goose, mallard, American black duck, gadwall, northern shoveler, bufflehead, American coot, ring-billed gull, rock pigeon, mourning dove, belted kingfisher, downy woodpecker, eastern phoebe, American crow, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, golden-crowned kinglet, house sparrow, northern cardinal, house finch, dark-eyed junco, song sparrow. (26 species)