6 degrees and sunny at the start.
Bird Highlight: 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)
A good October and a good blast,
To blow the hog acorn and mast.