High Park: April 13, 2017

6 degrees and sunny at the start

Bird Highlight: Wood Duck

Wood Ducks

Botany Highlight: Scots Pine

Scots Pine (Pinus sylvestris)

Species list: double-crested cormorant, mute swan, Canada goose, mallard, northern shoveler, wood duck, bufflehead, Cooper’s hawk, red-tailed hawk, American coot, ring-billed gull, mourning dove, belted kingfisher, northern flicker, red-bellied woodpecker, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker, eastern phoebe, blue jay, American crow, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, red-breasted nuthatch, winter wren,  American robin, European starling,  house sparrow, red-winged blackbird, common grackle, brown-headed cowbird, northern cardinal, house finch, American goldfinch, dark-eyed junco, song sparrow.  (35 species)

Black Oak (Quercus velutina)

Common Grackle

European Starling

Dawn Redwood (Metasequoia glyptostroboides)

Northern Shoveler

Double-crested Cormorant

American Coot

Dark-eyed Junco

 Miles Hearn

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