Nature Happenings

  • Project FeederWatch continues, www.birds.cornell.edu/pfw
  • Song Sparrows can be seen feeding on the ground.
  • Barred Owl and Screech Owl mating seasons.
  • Bluebirds become more widespread and begin mating late in month.
  • Courtship activities start for the White-breasted Nuthatch, Northern Cardinal, Blue Jay and Downy Woodpecker.
  • Wild Turkeys begin gobbling with males strutting and looking for mates.
  • Western conifer seed bugs and ladybugs emerge and can appear in homes.
  • Phoebes and Fox Sparrows begin to arrive.
  • Inspect trees for Gypsy Moths on hardwood trees and remove any that you may find.
  • March is a great month for watching waterfowl.
  • Tree Swallows, female Red-winged Blackbirds and Grackles return.
  • March 9th - Full Moon
  • March 19th - Spring Equinox
  • March 24th - New Moon