Col Sam Smith Park: May 16, 2017

11 degrees and raining at the start

Bird Highlight: Northern Flicker

Northern Flicker

Botany Highlight: Wych Elm

Wych Elm (Ulmus glabra)

Species list: red-necked grebe, double-crested cormorant, mute swan, Canada goose, mallard, ring-billed gull, common tern, chimney swift, northern flicker, downy woodpecker, eastern kingbird, least flycatcher, great crested flycatcher,  tree swallow, cliff swallow, barn swallow, blue jay, black-capped chickadee, gray catbird, American robin, blue-gray gnatcatcher,  European starling, warbling vireo, black and white warbler, tennessee warbler, northern parula warbler, yellow warbler, yellow-rumped warbler, chestnut-sided warbler, palm warbler, oven bird, Canada warbler, American redstart, house sparrow, red-winged blackbird,  baltimore oriole, common grackle, brown-headed cowbird, northern cardinal, rose-breasted grosbeak, indigo bunting, house finch, American goldfinch, chipping sparrow, white-crowned sparrow, white-throated sparrow,  song sparrow.  (47 species)

Canada Goose

Serviceberry (Amelanchier)

Mute Swan

Gray Dogwood (Cornus foemina)

Baltimore Oriole (male)

Northern Cardinal (male)

Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale)

Barn Swallows

Miles Hearn

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