High Park: May 19, 2017

10 degrees and overcast at the start

Bird Highlight: Wood Duck chicks

Wood Duck chicks

Botany Highlight: Redbud

Redbud (Cersis canadensis)

Species list: great blue heron, Canada goose, mallard, American black duck, wood duck, red-tailed hawk, northern flicker, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker, eastern kingbird, great crested flycatcher, barn swallow, tree swallow, rough-winged swallow, blue jay, American crow, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, red-breasted nuthatch, gray catbird, American robin, blue-gray gnatcatcher, European starling, warbling vireo, red-eyed vireo, tennessee warbler, yellow warbler, yellow-rumped warbler, bay-breasted warbler, American redstart, house sparrow, red-winged blackbird, Baltimore oriole, common grackle, brown-headed cowbird,  northern cardinal, rose-breasted grosbeak, house finch, American goldfinch, chipping sparrow.  (40 species)

Huckleberry (Gaylussacia baccata)

Eastern Chipmunk

Downy Woodpecker (female)

Wood Duck (male)

White-breasted Nuthatch

American Robins

Red-tailed Hawk

Wood Duck (female)

Miles Hearn

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