Friday, March 06, 2020

Friday Flowers & Sit Spot - March 6, 2020

There were 16 varieties of Witch Hazels in bloom at the RBG Arboretum today as well as one in the Woodland Garden next to the Rose Garden. The Skunk Cabbages continue to bloom in the Hendrie Valley and there were Snowdrops blooming in the RBG Spicer Court. 

 Oh, one more flower was blooming; the female flowers on the Turkish Hazelnut, in the Arboretum, was just starting to bloom. The male catkins are still waiting.

Go to the west side of the Arboretum parking circle and look west for the tree, then look very closely at the twigs as the flowers are very small!


March 6, 2020 5:29 p.m.
Sit 405 : Brush Pile E : Cloudy with rain/sleet
+1° (-4°) n 19-28 kph 82% humidity 

(Train, Traffic noises)
Rain or sleet on tarp,
(United Airlines flight 1425...)

Blue Jays,
Mourning Doves,
White-breasted Nuthatch,
Tundra Swan in a.m.
Black Squirrels,
Red Squirrel.

Photo Site #4 - North Ridge Trail

Seen in Hamilton by other birders
Northern Shrike,
Tufted Titmouse,
Ruby-crowned Kinglet,
Chipping Sparrow.

I will be looking and listening for them here soon.

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