Humber Bay: May 5, 2017

7 degrees and steady rain throughout

Bird Highlight: Great Egret

Great Egret

Great Egret

Botany Highlight: Apple

Beginning of Apple blossoms (Malus)

Species list: red-necked grebe, double-crested cormorant, great egret, mute swan, Canada goose, mallard, long-tailed duck, ring-billed gull, belted kingfisher, tree swallow, black-capped chickadee, gray catbird, American robin, European starling, yellow warbler, yellow-rumped warbler, house sparrow, red-winged blackbird, common grackle, brown-headed cowbird, northern cardinal, American goldfinch, white-throated sparrow, song sparrow.  (24 species)

Canada Goose nest

Mute Swan nest

Northern Cardinal (female)

Mallard (male) swimming in the parking lot

Red-necked Grebe

in the parking lot

Miles Hearn

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