Col Sam Smith Park: April 6, 2017

5 degrees with heavy rain and strong winds

Bird Highlight: Northern Flicker

Northern Flicker

Botany Highlight: Douglas Fir

Douglas Fir cone (Pseudotsuga menziesii)

Species list: red-necked grebe, trumpeter swan, mute swan, Canada goose, mallard, gadwall, greater scaup,  bufflehead, long-tailed duck, ring-billed gull, northern flicker, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker, eastern phoebe, tree swallow, American crow, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, brown creeper, American robin, golden-crowned kinglet, house sparrow, red-winged blackbird, common grackle, northern cardinal,  American goldfinch, dark-eyed junco,  song sparrow.  (28 species)

Canada Geese

Brown Creeper (photo: Wikimedia)

Mute Swan

Eastern Phoebe (Photo: John Burns)

Golden-crowned Kinglet (Photo: Ken Sproule)

Trumpeter Swan

Red-necked grebe

Miles Hearn

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