February Nature Happenings
- Project Feeder Watch starts and extends until April, https://feederwatch.org/
- Great Backyard Bird Count over Presidents Day Weekend, www.birdsource.org/gbbc
- February is National Bird Feeding Month
- Mating season begins for Barred, Great Horned, Screech and Saw-whet Owls; listen for them calling.
- Great Horned Owls are nesting by the end of the month.
- Coyotes pair up and breed this month and into March.
- Listen for the Black-capped Chickadee mating call.
- Maple syrup sugaring season begins.
- Male Red-winged Blackbirds return. Females will return in March.
- Witch Hazel can bloom this month.
- Skunk Cabbage is the first flower of the year to bloom.
- As days lengthen, Tufted Titmice and cardinals begin to sing.
- Eastern Gray Squirrel mating season.
- Bluebird and other nest boxes need to be cleaned out this month.
Print this page and hang it on your fridge to refer to all month long!
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