Humber Bay: April 18, 2017

5 degrees and sunny at the start

Bird Highlight: Red-necked Grebe

Red-necked Grebe

Botany Highlight: Manitoba Maple

Manitoba Maple (Acer negundo)

Species list: red-necked grebe, double-crested cormorant, mute swan, Canada goose, mallard, bufflehead, long-tailed duck, hooded merganser, ring-billed gull, belted kingfisher, downy woodpecker, tree swallow, blue jay, American crow, black-capped chickadee, American robin, golden-crowned kinglet, ruby-crowned kinglet, house sparrow, red-winged blackbird, common grackle, brown-headed cowbird, northern cardinal, American goldfinch, swamp sparrow, song sparrow.  (26 species)

Hooded Merganser (female)

Eastern Cottonwood (Populus balsamifera)

Highbush-cranberry (Viburnum opulus)

White Birch (Betula papyrifera)

Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale)

Staghorn Sumac (Rhus typhina)

American Robin


White Elm (Ulmus americana)

Miles Hearn