Beechwood / Don Valley, September 20, 2017

23 degrees and sunny at the start.

Bird Highlight: Great Blue Heron

Great Blue Heron

Botany Highlight: Virginia Creeper

Virginia Creeper (Parthenocissus inserta)

Species list: double-crested cormorant, Canada goose, mallard, wood duck, red-tailed hawk, osprey, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker,  blue jay, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, American robin, northern cardinal, American goldfinch, song sparrow. (15 species)

Spearscale (Atriplex patula)

Double-crested Cormoroant

Ragweed (Ambrosia artemisifolia)

Riverbank Grape (Vitis riparia)

Panicled Aster (Symphyotrichum lanceolatum)

White Campion (Silene latifolia)

Himalayan Balsam (Impatiens glandulifera)

Wood Duck (female)

Dryad’s Saddle

Evening Primrose (Oenothera)

Purple-stemmed Aster (puniceum)

Canada Geese

Japanese Hops (Humulus japonicus)

Miles Hearn

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