Scarborough Bluffs (upper): April 8, 2017

 

2 degrees and sunny at the start

Bird Highlight: Northern Cardinal

Northern Cardina

Botany Highlight: Black Walnut

Black Walnut (Juglans nigra)

Species list: mallard, Cooper’s hawk, ring-billed gull, mourning dove, northern flicker, yellow-bellied sapsucker, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker, eastern phoebe, American crow, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, red-breasted nuthatch, brown creeper, winter wren, Carolina wren, American robin, golden-crowned kinglet, European starling, house sparrow, red-winged blackbird, common grackle, brown-headed cowbird, northern cardinal,  house finch, American goldfinch, dark-eyed junco,  song sparrow.  (28 species)

Garlic Mustard (Alliaria petiolata)

former Oriole nest

over 300 year old Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum)

St Augustine’s Seminary

American Robin

Brown-headed Cowbirds

Eastern Phoebe

Song Sparrow

Miles Hearn

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