Taylor Creek Park: April 29, 2017

8 degrees and overcast at the start.

Bird Highlight: Black-capped Chickadee

Black-capped Chickadee

Botany Highlight: Tamarack

Tamarack (Larix laricina)

Species list: mallard, ring-billed gull, mourning dove, belted kingfisher, downy woodpecker,  black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, American robin, blue-gray gnatcatcher, house sparrow, red-winged blackbird, brown-headed cowbird, northern cardinal, house finch, American goldfinch, white-throated sparrow,  song sparrow. (17 species)

Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum)


Red-winged Blackbird (female)

Japanese Flowering Cherry (Prunus serrulata)

Eastern Cottontail

Song Sparrow

Trout Lily (Erythronium americanum)

American Toad

Miles Hearn

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