10 degrees and sun / cloud mix at the start.
Bird Highlight: Song Sparrow
Botany Highlight: Sugar Maple
Species list: mallard, red-tailed hawk, black-capped chickadee, downy woodpecker, white-breasted nuthatch, common raven, American robin, golden-crowned kinglet, northern cardinal, American goldfinch, white-throated sparrow, song sparrow (12 species)
Fresh October brings the pheasant;
Then to gather nuts is pleasant.
– Sara Coleridge (1802–52)
I see the red tail on the hawk now.