Sunnybrook Park: October 25, 2018

5 degrees and sun / cloud mix at the start.

 

Bird Highlight: Black-capped Chickadee

Black-capped Chickadee

Botany Highlight: Hop Tree

Hop Tree (Ptelea trifoliata)

Hop Tree (Ptelea trifoliata)

Species list: turkey vulture, red-tailed hawk, mourning dove,  northern flicker, hairy woodpecker, blue jay, American crow, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch,  American robin, ruby-crowned kinglet, northern cardinal, white-throated sparrow, song sparrow. (14 species)

Bitter Dock (Rumex obtusifolius)

Mourning Dove

Winged Euonymus (Euonymus alata)

Spindle Tree (Euonymus europaea)

Turkey Vulture

Miles Hearn

NATURE POETRY

The hollow winds begin to blow,
The clouds look black, the glass is low;
The soot falls down, the spaniels sleep,
And spiders from their cobwebs peep.

– Dr. Edward Jenner (1749–1823)

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