23 degrees and sunny at the start.
Bird Highlight: Blue Jay
Botany Highlight: Himalayan Balsam
Species list: mallard, northern flicker, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker, blue jay, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, American robin, northern cardinal, American goldfinch. (10 species)
September strews the woodlot o’er
With many a brilliant color;
The world is brighter than before,
Why should our hearts be duller?
– Thomas W. Parsons (1819–92)