Rouge Hills, October 12, 2017

11 degrees and overcast at the start.

Bird Highlight: White-throated Sparrow

White-throated Sparrow

Botany Highlight: Asparagus

Asparagus (Asparagus officinalis)

Species list: great blue heron, red-tailed hawk, turkey vulture, blue jay, American crow, American robin, ruby-crowned kinglet, cedar waxwing, black-capped chickadee, northern cardinal, American goldfinch, white-throated sparrow. (12 species)

White Baneberry (Actaea pachypoda)

White Snakeroot (Ageratina altissima)

Basswood (Tilia americana)

Carrion Flower (Smilax)

Alternate-leaved Dogwood (Cornus alternifolia)

evidence of Emerald Ash Borer


White Pine (Pinus strobus)

Miles Hearn

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