Beechwood / Don Valley, October 5, 2017

15 degrees and sunny at the start.

Bird Highlight: Hairy Woodpecker

Hairy Woodpecker (male)

Botany Highlight: White Poplar

White Poplar (Populus alba)

Species list: mallard, wood duck, red-tailed hawk, belted kingfisher, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker,  blue jay, black-capped chickadee,  American robin, ruby-crowned kinglet, northern cardinal, American goldfinch, song sparrow. (13 species)

Virginia Creeper (Parthenocissus inserta)

leaping salmon

Manitoba Maple (Acer negundo)

Himalayan Balsam (Impatiens grandulifera)

Field Sow Thistle (Sonchus arvensis) with insects

Mallards (females)

Black Maple (Acer nigrum)

Red-tailed Hawk

Poodle-shaped cloud

Miles Hearn

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