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bylaw489

Date

July 11, 2015

Description

growing in a north facing but sunny location in soil that had previously been shaded by Juniper bushes. Has come up from scratch this year and is now reaching 80cm. The closest I can come in http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/crops/facts/ontweeds/weedgal.htm
is Giant Hogweed which may be poisonous.The stalks do have purplish specs but are not hairy (yet)

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White-tailed Deer Odocoileus virginianus

Observer

paul_prior

Date

June 4, 2015

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Hobomok Skipper Poanes hobomok

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paul_prior

Date

June 4, 2015

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Juvenal's Duskywing Erynnis juvenalis

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paul_prior

Date

June 3, 2015

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Question Mark Polygonia interrogationis

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paul_prior

Date

June 4, 2015

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American Mink Neovison vison

Observer

paul_prior

Date

June 25, 2015

Description

Catching crayfish for its nearby young.

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Dusky Clubtail Gomphus spicatus

Observer

paul_prior

Date

May 25, 2015

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Elm Sawfly Cimbex americana

Observer

paul_prior

Date

May 25, 2015

Description

Cimbex sp. - pretty big and scary looking insect! Maybe 20mm. Would appreciate confirmation to species. Thanks.

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stump stabber Megarhyssa macrurus

Observer

pabell

Date

June 16, 2015

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Snapping Turtle Chelydra serpentina

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charlesfowler

Date

June 13, 2015 02:10 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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staghorn sumac Rhus typhina

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athryn

Date

March 1, 2015 03:12 PM EST

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Serviceberries Genus Amelanchier

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athryn

Date

March 1, 2015 03:10 PM EST

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Serviceberries Genus Amelanchier

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athryn

Date

March 1, 2015 02:47 PM EST

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Trumpeter Swan Cygnus buccinator

Observer

kirstenengineer

Date

July 17, 2014

Description

While taking a walk in Toronto, I came across some swans and their ducklings. They were minding their own business, and did not seem to be bothered by myself or other people.

Ray-finned Fishes

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Ray-finned Fishes Class Actinopterygii

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sheldonholness

Date

September 13, 2014

Description

Big Fish I like the eyes very big

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Observer

sumaiyasayem

Date

September 25, 2014

Description

rarely seen in Canada. black body with grey neck. Mostly seen in South Asian countries. makes really annoying noise

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Trumpeter Swan Cygnus buccinator

Observer

muratsami

Date

September 21, 2014

Description

This Trumpeter Swan is completely white, though its head and neck is stained with a rusty yellowish colour. The bill has pink tint, legs and feet are yellow.

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Sulphurs Genus Colias

Observer

muratsami

Date

September 26, 2014

Description

Colias has a shade of yellow along its body. Its upper sides feature black borders (usually solid in males).

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Ladybird Beetles Family Coccinellidae

Observer

muratsami

Date

September 26, 2014

Description

Small red/orange lady bug found outside a forest.

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Japanese Beetle Popillia japonica

Observer

muratsami

Date

September 26, 2014

Description

Japanese Beetle found on a leaf outside the forest with unique colouring on its body, emerald green, black and brown.

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Spiders Order Araneae

Observer

muratsami

Date

September 26, 2014

Description

A small brown spider with dots along its legs, its borrowed in a leaf waiting or its prey.

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burdock Genus Arctium

Observer

muratsami

Date

September 26, 2014

Description

Brown and round with small prickly needle like

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Autumn Meadowhawk Sympetrum vicinum

Observer

muratsami

Date

September 26, 2014

Description

3 Autumn Meadowhawk latched on to each other. They are tiny, with a length of 12 to 15 mm. It is mottled brown in color. The abdomen has several large hooks along the top. This species has bigger eyes than other members of this genus.

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House Sparrow Passer domesticus

Observer

muratsami

Date

September 26, 2014

Description

Small Brown House Sparrow. This House Sparrow has a chunky, fuller chest, with a larger, rounded head, shorter tail, and stouter bill. Plain buffy-brown overall with dingy gray-brown bottom. Their backs are noticeably striped with buff, black, and brown.

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Gilled Mushrooms Order Agaricales

Observer

muratsami

Date

September 26, 2014

Description

Small flat head white mushroom

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Milkweeds Genus Asclepias

Observer

muratsami

Date

September 26, 2014

Description

A large green plant with small soft hairs.

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

muratsami

Date

September 26, 2014

Description

The Great Blue Heron is the largest heron in North America. It stands three or four feet tall and has a wingspan of almost six feet. It has blue-gray feathers on most of its body and a plume of feathers on its chest and back. It has a long, pointed yellow bill and long legs.

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Canada Goose Branta canadensis

Observer

muratsami

Date

September 26, 2014

Description

The Canada goose (Branta canadensis) is a goose with a black head and neck, white patches on the face, and a brown body.

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Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta

Observer

muratsami

Date

September 26, 2014

Description

Eastern Painted Turtles are water turtles. They can grow up to nine inches long. They are black with smooth, flattened shells. The top part of this turtle's shell is called a carapace. The carapace has many small plates called scutes. The Eastern Painted Turtle has thick lines between its scutes. This turtle also has red markings around the edges of its carapace. It also has orange/yellow stripes along around its head/neck.

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Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

muratsami

Date

September 26, 2014

Description

Red-eared Slider, which looks similar to the painted turtle. The carapace (top shell) of the Red-eared Slider is higher domed than that of the Painted Turtle. This Slider has yellow marginal scutes, a yellow plastron covered in dark, blotchy markings, and a red ear mark located just behind the eye. The head, neck, and legs are greenish with yellow stripes. The olive/brown carapace has yellow and black longitudinal bands and stripes.