November Nature Happenings



           Varied Thrush                   Red-Breasted Sapsucker                   Pine Siskin                    American Tree Sparrow


  • Project Feeder Watch starts and extends until April,
  • Warblers have gone south for the winter.
  • Find American Tree Sparrows, Lapland Longspurs and Snow Buntings along the snow lined roads.
  • Orange-crowned Warblers, the last of the departing migratory birds, head south.
  • Trumpeter Swans arrive.
  • In an irruptive year, Snowy Owls arrive.
  • Varied Thrush and Red-Breasted Sapsuckers travel down to lowland feeders.
  • Pine Siskin flocks may arrive through January - have Nyjer® (thistle) ready.
  • Trumpeter and Tundra Swans arrive in Snohomish, Skagit and Fraser valleys.
  • Black Tail and Mule Deer go into rut.
  • Open water is important if there's an early freeze. Put out heated bird baths for a winter water source.
  • Leonid meteor shower is mid-month.