Col Sam Smith Park: Friday, November 4, 2016

10 degrees and sunny at the start.

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Bird Highlight: Cattle Egret
Cattle Egret

Cattle Egret

Botany Highlight: Witch Hazel

Witch Hazel (Hamamelis virginiana)

Witch Hazel (Hamamelis virginiana)

Species list:  red-necked grebe, horned grebe, double-crested cormorant, cattle egret, mute swan, Canada goose, mallard, American black duck, gadwall, American wigeon, northern shoveler, bufflehead, ring-billed gull, mourning dove, downy woodpecker, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, red-breasted nuthatch, golden-crowned kinglet, house sparrow, northern cardinal, house finch, dark-eyed junco, American tree sparrow. (24 species)

Sand Cherry (Prunus pumila)

Sand Cherry (Prunus pumila)

Northern Shoveler

Northern Shoveler

Thornless Honey Locust (Gleditsia triancanthos f. inermis)

Thornless Honey Locust (Gleditsia triancanthos f. inermis)

Red-necked Grebes (photo: Lillian Natalizio)

Red-necked Grebes (photo: Lillian Natalizio)

White Cabbage Butterfly

White Cabbage Butterfly

American Wigeon

American Wigeon

Wych Elm (Ulmus glabra)

Wych Elm (Ulmus glabra)

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Double-crested Cormorant

Double-crested Cormorant

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Miles Hearn

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