Wilket Creek: May 23, 2017

16 degrees and overcast at the start


Bird Highlight: Cedar Waxwing

Cedar Waxwing

Botany Highlight: Morrow’s Honeysuckle

Morrow’s Honeysuckle (Lonicera morrowii)

Species list: mallard, ring-billed gull, mourning dove, northern flicker, red-bellied woodpecker, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker, great crested flycatcher, eastern pewee, barn swallow, blue jay, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, gray catbird, American robin, blue-gray gnatcatcher,  cedar waxwing, warbling vireo, red-eyed vireo, tennessee warbler, yellow warbler,  American redstart, red-winged blackbird,  baltimore oriole, brown-headed cowbird, scarlet tanager, northern cardinal, rose-breasted grosbeak, indigo bunting, American goldfinch, chipping sparrow, song sparrow.  (32 species)

Tartarian Honeysuckle (Lonicera tatarica)

Mourning Dove

Red Pine pollen cones (Pinus resinosa)

Northern Cardinals

Hawthorn (Crataegus)

Brown-headed Cowbird (male)

Columbine (Aquilegia canadensis)

Eastern Wood Pewee

Woodchuck

Miles Hearn

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