Wilket Creek: June 2, 2017

14 degrees and sunny at the start

Bird Highlight: American Robin

American Robin

Botany Highlight: Jack-in-the-Pulpit

Jack-in-the-Pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum)

Species list: mallard, red-tailed hawk, ring-billed gull, mourning dove, northern flicker, red-bellied woodpecker, hairy woodpecker, eastern kingbird,  great crested flycatcher, eastern pewee, barn swallow, blue jay, black-capped chickadee, American robin, European starling,  cedar waxwing, warbling vireo, red-eyed vireo, pine warbler, brown-headed cowbird, scarlet tanager, northern cardinal, rose-breasted grosbeak, indigo bunting, American goldfinch, chipping sparrow.  (26 species)

Dog-strangling Vine (Vincetoxicum rossicum)

Poison Ivy (Toxicodendron rydbergii)

Maple-leaved Viburnum (Viburnum acerifolium)

Virginia Waterleaf (Hydrophyllum virginianum)

Christmas Fern

Dame’s rocket (Hesperis matronalis)

Goat’s Beard (Tragopogon)

Gall on White Elm (Ulmus americana)

Miles Hearn

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