Humber Bay, November 8, 2017

7 degrees, sunny at the start

Bird Highlight: Hooded Merganser

Hooded Merganser

Botany Highlight: Nannyberry

Nannyberry (Viburnum lentago)

Species list: double-crested cormorant, mute swan, Canada goose, mallard, gadwall, northern shoveler, long-tailed duck, bufflehead, hooded merganser, herring gull,  ring-billed gull, rock pigeon, black-capped chickadee, golden-crowned kinglet,  house sparrow, American goldfinch.  (16 species)

Gaswall (male)

Canada Geese

Great Blue Heron

Black-crowned Night Heron (immature)

Ring-billed Gull

Northern Shovelers

Mute Swan

Double-crested Cormorant

Miles Hearn

                                                            FALL POETRY

The dead leaves fall like noiseless rain,

The air is calm and warm and sweet;

Upon the woodland and the plain

The ghost of summer rests her feet.

–Clinton Scollard (1860–1932)



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