November Nature Happenings

 

 

  • Warblers have gone south for the winter.

 

  • Find American Tree Sparrows, longspurs or 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.