Scarborough Bluffs (upper): April 28, 2017

14 degrees and sunny at the start


Bird Highlight: Brown Thrasher

brown thrasher

Botany Highlight: Marsh Marigold

Marsh Marigold (Caltha palustris)

Species list: Canada goose, mallard, turkey vulture, ring-billed gull, mourning dove, belted kingfisher, red-bellied woodpecker, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker, blue jay, American crow, white-breasted nuthatch, brown thrasher, Carolina wren, American robin, ruby-crowned kinglet, European starling, yellow-rumped warbler, house sparrow, red-winged blackbird, brown-headed cowbird, northern cardinal,  house finch, American goldfinch, dark-eyed junco, chipping sparrow, white-throated sparrow, song sparrow.  (28 species)

Brown-headed Cowbird (male)

Yellow-rumped Warbler

Turkey Vulture

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Raccoon

Spotted Touch-me-not (Impatiens capensis)

Northern Cardinals

Mourning Dove

Japanese Knotweed (Fallopia japonica)

Miles Hearn

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