December Nature Happenings - SE

  • Project FeederWatch continues, www.birds.cornell.edu/pfw
  • Christmas Bird Count is this month, birds.audubon.org/christmas-bird-count
  • Great Horned Owls are pairing up this month – listen for their "who" calls.
  • This is a great time to teach chickadees and titmice to feed from your hand.
  • Watch for late waterfowl migrants such as Northern Shovelers, mergansers, Ruddy Ducks and Common Goldeneyes.
  • Tundra Swans arrive.
  • Purple Finches can be seen at feeders.
  • Smith's Longspurs arrive for their brief visit to the north-central part of our region.
  • Red-tailed Hawks and kestrels have arrived for winter.
  • Geminid Meteor Shower is mid-month.