Nature Happenings - May

  • Moving water is a real magnet for some non-seed eating migrants

  • Provide fruit like orange halves and apples for Tanagers, Orioles, and Grosbeaks

  • Listen for unusual bird calls as a clue to find different birds visiting your backyard

  • Orioles and grosbeaks are nesting.

  • House Finches young are fledging. 

  • Watch for Grosbeaks and Tanagers migrating through

  • May is Garden Wildlife Month. 

  • Mockingbirds singing fades as pairs form

  • Eta Aquarid meteor shower is in early May.

  • International Migratory Bird Day is May 14.