Beechwood / Don Valley, October 23, 2017

17 degrees and overcast at the start.

Bird Highlight: House Finch

House Finch (male)

Botany Highlight: Japanese Knotweed

Japanese Knotweed (Fallopia japonica)

Species list: mallard, wood duck, red-tailed hawk, belted kingfisher, American robin, house finch, white-throated sparrow. (7 species)

Soapwort (Saponaria officinalis)

Red-tailed Hawk

Zigzag Goldenrod (Solidago flexicaulis)

Red-tailed Hawk

Cow Parsnip (Heracleum maximum)

Little Brown Snake

Bald-faced Hornet’s nest


Heath Aster (Symphyotrichum ericoides)

Miles Hearn

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