Cedarvale Park: October 24, 2018

6 degrees and sunny at the start. 

Bird Highlight: Black-capped Chickadee

Black-capped Chickadee

Botany Highlight: Amur Maple

Amur Maple (Acer ginnala)

Species list: blue jay, American crow, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, American robin, house sparrow, northern cardinal, white-throated sparrow, song sparrow. (9 species)

Crab Apple (Malus)

Purple-stemmed Aster (Symphyotrichum puniceum)

Siberian Elm leaf (Ulmus pumila)

Creeping Bellflower (Campanula rapunculoides)

Field Sow-thistle (Sonchus arvensis)

Bird Vetch (Vicia cracca)

Daisy Fleabane (Erigeron annuus)

Miles Hearn

                                          NATURE POETRY

A good October and a good blast,

To blow the hog acorn and mast.     

 – Proverb

 

 

 

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