Monthly Nature Happenings


• Great Backyard Bird Count, mid-month,
• Project FeederWatch continues,
• February is National Bird Feeding Month
• Raccoon, groundhog, beaver, skunk, opossum and rabbit mating seasons.
• Grackles return north; watch for increased activity at your feeders.
• Barred Owls and Eastern Screech Owls are courting.
• Bluebird and other nest boxes need to be cleaned out this month.
• Look for early waterfowl migrants such as Bufflehead, Common Goldeneyes and Redheads as lakes thaw.
• Common chickweed appears.