Nature Happenings

  • Project Feeder Watch starts and extends until April, www.birds.cornell.edu/pfw
  • Queen bees prepare their winter hibernation spots.
  • Black Bears go into hibernation.
  • Chipmunks hibernate.
  • Feeders get busier as the month progresses.
  • Late-migrating raptors, such as Rough-legged and Red-tailed Hawks, can be seen.
  • Open water may become important with an early freeze. Put up heated bird baths for a winter water source.
  • Canada Geese are migrating.
  • Witch Hazel is the last plant to bloom this year.
  • Bittersweet berries turn orange this month.
  • Wasps leave paper nests in search of warmer homes.
  • Pine Grosbeaks arrive from the north.
  • Robins and Cedar Waxwings are feeding on Virginia Creeper berries.
  • Peak of deer breeding season. Use caution while driving.
  • Leonid meteor shower is mid-month.
  • November 12th - Full Moon
  • November 26th - New Moon