Rouge Hills, September 16, 2017

18 degrees and sunny at the start.

Bird Highlight: Trumpeter Swan

Trumpeter Swan

Botany Highlight: Pale-leaved Sunflower

Pale-leaved Sunflower (Helianthus decapetalus)

Species list: great blue heron, trumpeter swan, Canada goose, red-tailed hawk, northern harrier, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker, blue jay, American crow, common raven, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, gray catbird, common grackle, northern cardinal, American goldfinch. (16 species)

Staghorn Sumac (Rhus typhina)

Dog-strangling Vine (Vincetoxicum rossicum)

Smooth aster (Symphyotrichum laeve)

Canada Goldenrod (Solidago canadensis)

New England Aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae)

Dog Day Cicada

grasshopper

Green Frog

Great Blue Heron

Carrion Flower fruit (Smilax herbacea)

Miles Hearn

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