Nature Happenings - December

  • Christmas Bird Count is this month, birds.audubon.org/christmas-bird-count.
  • Robins come in flocks to bird baths, a source of unfrozen water is very important for all birds.

  • Watch for an increasing number of juncos on the ground beneath your seed feeders.

  • Provide a blend with enough white millet to satisfy the increase in ground feeding birds like towhees and juncos.

  • Duck and geese numbers peak throughout the state. Watch for flocks of Cedar Waxwings.

  • Feeder activity increases as weather cools.

  • Geminid Meteor Shower is mid-month.
  • Project FeederWatch continues, www.birds.cornell.edu/pfw