8 degrees and rain throughout
Bird Highlight: Red-necked Grebe
Botany Highlight: Wayfaring Tree
Species list: red-necked grebe, horned grebe, double-crested cormorant, mute swan, Canada goose, mallard, gadwall, lesser scaup, common goldeneye, bufflehead, long-tailed duck, red-breasted merganser, herring gull, ring-billed gull, rock pigeon, belted kingfisher, downy woodpecker, tree swallow, golden-crowned kinglet, European starling, American robin, house sparrow, red-winged blackbird, common grackle, brown-headed cowbird, northern cardinal, rufous-sided towhee, American goldfinch, dark-eyed junco, white-throated sparrow, song sparrow. (31 species)
I believe we also saw a golden-crowned kinglet (recall the golden crown was in fact red).