Col Sam Smith Park: Thursday, November 10, 2016

8 degrees and sunny at the start.

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Bird Highlight: Cattle Egret
Cattle Egret

Cattle Egret

Botany Highlight: Oriental Bittersweet

Oriental Bittersweet (Celastrus orbiculatis)

Oriental Bittersweet (Celastrus orbiculatis)

Species list:  red-necked grebe, cattle egret, black-crowned night heron, mute swan, Canada goose, mallard, American black duck, gadwall, northern shoveler, bufflehead, red-breasted merganser, American coot, herring gull, ring-billed gull, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, golden-crowned kinglet, European starling, house sparrow, northern cardinal, house finch, American goldfinch. (24 species)

Witch Hazel (Hamamelis virginiana)

Witch Hazel (Hamamelis virginiana)

European Pussy Willow (Salix caprea)

European Pussy Willow (Salix caprea)

Northern Shoveler

Northern Shoveler

Squirrel Nest

Squirrel Nest

Eastern Grey Squirrel on Wych Elm

Eastern Grey Squirrel on Wych Elm

American Coot

American Coot

Red-breasted Merganser

Red-breasted Merganser

Mute Swan

Mute Swan

nov-10

Miles Hearn

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