1 degree and sunny at the start
Bird Highlight: Black-capped Chickadee
Botany Highlight: Austrian Pine
Austrian Pine (Pinus nigra)
Species list: Canada goose, mallard, American black duck, gadwall, lesser scaup, common goldeneye, long-tailed duck, common merganser, red-breasted merganser, ring-billed gull, hairy woodpecker, black-capped chickadee, golden-crowned kinglet, northern cardinal, American goldfinch, dark-eyed junco. (16 species)
Canada Goldenrod (Solidago canadensis)
Red-breasted Merganser (female)
Bull Thistle (Cirsium vulgare)
Dandie Dinmont Terrier
Long-tailed Duck (female)
The maples ripen. Apples
come home crisp in bags.
This pear tastes good.
It rains lightly on the
random leaf patterns.
–James Marcus Schuyler (1923–92)