Sunnybrook Park: October 17, 2018

6 degrees and cloudy at the start.

 
Bird Highlight: Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Botany Highlight: Spindle Tree

Spindle Tree (Euonymus europaea)

Species list: red-tailed hawk, northern flicker, hairy woodpecker, blue jay, American crow, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, American robin, hermit thrush, ruby-crowned kinglet, northern cardinal, white-throated sparrow. (12 species)

Inky Cap mushrooms

Salmon

Mantoba Maple (Acer negundo)

Mushrooms

Miles Hearn

                                     NATURE POETRY

Listen! the wind is rising, and the air is wild with leaves,
We have had our summer evenings, now for October eves!

– Humbert Wolfe (1886–1940)

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