Beechwood / Don Valley: October 9, 2018

19 degrees and sunny at the start.

 
Bird Highlight: Mallards

Mallards

Botany Highlight: Late Goldenrod

Late Goldenrod (Solidago gigantea)

Species list: Canada goose, mallard,  blue jay, black-capped chickadee, red-breasted nuthatch, American robin, ruby-crowned kinglet, northern cardinal, American goldfinch, white-throated sparrow, song sparrow (11 species)

White Ash (Fraxinus americana)

Teasle (Dipsacus fullonum)

Woolly Bear

Zigzag Goldenrod (Solidago flexicaulis)

Panicled Aster (Symphyotrichum lanceolatum)

Turkey Tails on railway tracks

White Snakeroot (Ageratina altissima)

Miles Hearn

NATURE POETRY

Autumn is a second spring because every leaf is a flower.

– Albert Camus (1913 – 60)

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