November Nature Happenings
Varied Thrush Red-Breasted Sapsucker Pine Siskin American Tree Sparrow
- Project Feeder Watch starts and extends until April, www.birds.cornell.edu/pfw
- 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.