Scarborough Bluffs (upper): May 29, 2017

19 degrees and sunny at the start

Bird Highlight: Baltimore Oriole

Baltimore Oriole (male)

Baltimore Oriole (male)

Botany Highlight: Orchard Grass

Orchard Grass (Dactylis glomerata)

Species list: turkey vulture, red-tailed hawk, ring-billed gull, eastern pewee, downy woodpecker, bank swallow, barn swallow, blue jay, American crow, black-capped chickadee, Carolina wren, gray catbird, American robin, European starling, red-eyed vireo, warbling vireo, yellow warbler, house sparrow, red-winged blackbird, orchard oriole, Baltimore oriole, common grackle, brown-headed cowbird, northern cardinal, rose-breasted grosbeak, American goldfinch, indigo bunting, song sparrow.  (28 species)

Choke Cherry (Prunus virginiana)

Song Sparrow

Spotted Jewelweed (Impatiens capensis)

Black Walnut (Juglans nigra)

Eastern Wood Pewee

Brown-headed Cowbirds

Bank Swallows

Orchard Oriole

Eastern Chipmunk in Wych Elm

Northern Cardinal (male)

Salsify (Goat’s Beard) Tragopogon porrifolius

Yellow Warbler

Miles Hearn

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