April Nature Happenings
- Project FeederWatch ends this month, www.birds.cornell.edu/pfw
- Turkey Vultures return late.
- Bald Eagles begin their nesting behaviors.
- Ravens, crows and Canada Geese begin nesting.
- Ground Squirrels being to emerge from hibernation.
- Listen for singing Northern Leopard Frogs, Boreal Chorus Frogs and Columbia Spotted Frogs.
- Osprey and Screech Owls are sitting on their eggs.
- Bluebirds are nesting by end of month.
- Song Sparrows begin calling.
- South winds bring major waves of migrating birds like thrushes and warblers.
- Flickers establish their territories late in the month.
- Rubber Boa, Western Hog-nosed, Smooth Green, Milksnake, Gophersnake, and Garter snakes emerge from hibernation and begin mating.
- Canada Geese are nesting and their first young hatch.
- Lyrids meteor shower, late-April.
- Earth Day, April 22.