• Peak month for summer wildflowers to bloom.
• Month of the spider: their numbers and webs reach their peak this month.
• Shorebird migration builds and waterfowl migration starts.
• Squirrels give birth to their second broods.
• Purple Martins go south (adults by the start of the month, juveniles by the end of the month).
• Butterflies such as Gulf Fritillary, Ocola Skipper and Queen migrate along the coastal plain and inland in the east of the region.
• Second brood of hummingbirds begin to appear at feeders early- to mid-month.
• Perseids Meteor shower is mid-month.