Nature Happenings

  • First Red-breasted Nuthatches arrive for winter.
  • Male hummingbirds migrate south.
  • Green-backed Herons, Lesser Yellowlegs, Whip-poor-wills, Eastern Kingbirds and Barn Swallows are heading south.
  • Turkey Vultures, Osprey, Sharp-shinned and Broad-winged Hawks, Swainson's Thrush, American Redstarts, fall warblers, Red-winged Blackbirds, White-throated Sparrows are migrating through the area.
  • Blue-winged Teal, Solitary and Spotted Sandpipers, Eastern Wood-Pewee, Eastern Screech-owls and Common Nighthawks are leaving the region.
  • Hawk migrations begin in the north.
  • Some Mourning Doves begin to migrate.
  • First Juncos arrive for winter.
  • Golden- and Ruby-crowned Kinglets and White-crowned Sparrows are moving.
  • Ospreys, Chimney Swifts, Tree Swallows, Red-eyed Vireos and Grosbeaks leave the area.