Nature Happenings

  • Great Backyard Bird Count, mid-month, www.birdsource.org/gbbc
  • GBBC  - follow this link - GBBC
  • Project FeederWatch continues, www.birds.cornell.edu/pfw
  • February is National Bird Feeding Month
  • Ruby-throated Hummingbirds reach the Gulf Coast in late February.
  • Early migrant warblers, including the Northern Parula, start to arrive along the Gulf Coast.
  • Have houses ready for Purple Martins that will return by end of the month.
  • Be sure to have nesting boxes ready for bluebirds as they select their nesting territories this month.
  • Barred Owls and Eastern Screech Owls are courting.
  • As days lengthen, Tufted Titmice and cardinals begin to sing.
  • Sandhill Cranes can be seen migrating north in late February.
  • Smith's Longspurs will be on their way back to the Arctic by the end of the month.
  • American Robin spring migration begins in late February.
  • Flocks of Cedar Waxwings can be seen feeding on berries.