This is a black-capped chickadee. These birds are highly curious about everything, including humans. Its black cap and bib, white cheeks and gray back, wings and tail make it an easy bird to distinguish and identify.
Monkshood, Aconitum carmichaelii. Poisonous, traditionally used in medieval medicine as a painkiller (do NOT use this herb unless you are an herbal doctor), magikally it wards off/kills lycanthropes and its folkname is Wolfsbane because it was used both to hunt werewolves and natural wolves due to its being a deadly poison