Taylor Creek: April 3, 2017

8 degrees and overcast at the start.

Bird Highlight: Red-breasted Nuthatch

Red-breasted Nuthatch

 

Botany Highlight: Filbert Tree (Corylus avellana)

Filbert Tree (Corylus avellana

Species list: Canada goose, mallard, ring-billed gull, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker, eastern phoebe, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, red-breasted nuthatch, winter wren, American robin, golden-crowned kinglet, house sparrow, red-winged blackbird, northern cardinal, American goldfinch, dark-eyed junco, song sparrow. (18 species)

Eastern Phoebe (Photo: John Burns)

Silver Maple (Acer saccharinum)

Common Burdock (Arctium minus)

Queen Anne’s Lace (Daucus carota)

Evening Primrose (Oenothera fruticosa)

Red-osier Dogwood (Cornus sericea)

Narrow-leaved Cat-tail (Typha angustifolia)

American Robin

Swamp White Oak (Quercus bicolor)

Trembling Aspen (Populus tremuloides)

Horse Chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum)

Hairy Woodpecker

Red-winged Blackbird (male)

Mallards

 

Miles Hearn

 

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