Lambton Woods, September 18, 2017

22 degrees and sunny at the start.

Bird Highlight: Common Raven

Common Ravens in Nipigon, Ontario

Botany Highlight: Calico Aster

Calico Aster (Symphyotrichum lateriflorum)

Species list:  Canada goose, mallard, killdeer, ring-billed gull, northern flicker, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker, blue jay, American crow, common raven, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, gray catbird, red-winged blackbird, northern cardinal, American goldfinch. (16 species)

Mallard (male)

Purple-stemmed Aster (Symphyotrichum puniceum)

Black Walnut (Juglans nigra)

Red-winged Blackbird (male)

Beggar Ticks (Bidens frondosa)

Zig Zag Goldenrod (Solidago flexicaulis)

Spotted Jewelweed (Impatiens capensis)

American Robin

Bottle Brush Grass (Elymus hystrix)

Downy Woodpecker (female)

The following are photos by Karen Blumel:

Jewelweed

Insect on Sumac

Pale-leaved Sunflower

Miles Hearn

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