Nature HappeningsEastern Bluebird

  • Project FeederWatch continues, www.birds.cornell.edu/pfw
  • Rose-breasted Grosbeaks arrive.
  • Male Indigo Buntings begin to appear in the region.
  • Woodpeckers are establishing their nesting territories by drumming.
  • Woodchucks emerge from hibernation.
  • Male skunks wander widely, searching for mates.
  • Roadside 'weeds' (e.g. Speedwell, Purple Dead-nettle, Storksbill) bloom before most native wildflowers.
  • March is a great month for watching waterfowl.
  • Purple Martins return by the middle of the month; be sure to have your houses ready.
  • Woodcocks are doing courtship flights.
  • Cardinals begin nesting.
  • Bluebirds begin nesting by the end of the month.
  • Goldfinches begin to molt into their brilliant yellow plumage.