Scarborough Bluffs: April 28, 2018 and some photos by Lillian Natalizio

7 degrees and overcast at the start

Bird Highlight: Pileated Woodpecker

Pileated Woodpecker

Botany Highlight: Lungwort

Lungwort (Pulmonaria)

Species list: long-tailed duck, ring-billed gull, mourning dove, pileated woodpecker, northern flicker, downy woodpecker, blue jay, black-capped chickadee, winter wren, Carolina wren, brown thrasher, American robin, ruby-crowned kinglet, European starling, yellow-rumped warbler, pine warbler, house sparrow, red-winged blackbird, common grackle, brown-headed cowbird, northern cardinal, American goldfinch, dark-eyed junco, white-throated sparrow,  song sparrow.  (26 species)

Northern Flickers

Virginia Waterleaf (Hydrophyllum virginiana)

European Pussy Willow (Salix caprea)

English Garden Snails

Staghorn Sumac (Rhus typhina)

Garlic Mustard (Alliaria petiolata)

Miles Hearn

Some Photos by Lillian Natalizio taken yesterday at Lambton Woods

White Trillium

Northern Flicker

“Turkey Tails”

Downy Woodpecker (male)

Brown-headed Cowbird (male(

American Beech

NATURE POETRY

Plant your ‘taters when you will,
They won’t come up before April.

– old adage

 

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