Wilket Creek Park: March 27, 2018

4 degrees and raining at the start
Bird Highlight: Northern Cardinal

Northern Cardinals

Northern Cardinal (female)

Northern Cardinal (male)

Botany Highlight: Eastern Hemlock

Hemlock (Tsuga canadensis)

Species list: Canada goose, mallard, ring-billed gull, mourning dove, red-bellied woodpecker, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker, blue jay, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, red-breasted nuthatch,  American robin, European starling, red-winged blackbird, brown-headed cowbird, northern cardinal, dark-eyed junco, song sparrow.  (18 species)

Brown-headed Cowbird (female)

Brown-headed Cowbird (male)

Bur Oak (Quercus macrocarpa)

Mallard (female)

Mourning Dove

Red Squirrel

Miles Hearn

                                         NATURE POETRY

Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap,
but by the seeds that you plant.

– Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–94)

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