Humber Bay, April 18, 2017

5 degrees and sunny at the start

Bird Highlight: Red-necked Grebe

Red-necked Grebe

Botany Highlight: Manitoba Maple

Manitoba Maple (Acer negundo)

Species list: red-necked grebe, double-crested cormorant, mute swan, Canada goose, mallard, bufflehead, long-tailed duck, hooded merganser, ring-billed gull, belted kingfisher, downy woodpecker, tree swallow, blue jay, American crow, black-capped chickadee, American robin, golden-crowned kinglet, ruby-crowned kinglet, house sparrow, red-winged blackbird, common grackle, brown-headed cowbird, northern cardinal, American goldfinch, swamp sparrow, song sparrow.  (26 species)

Hooded Merganser (female)
Eastern Cottonwood (Populus balsamifera)
Highbush-cranberry (Viburnum opulus)
White Birch (Betula papyrifera)
Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale)
Staghorn Sumac (Rhus typhina)
American Robin
White Elm (Ulmus americana)

Miles Hearn

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