Austin, Texas
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Nature Happenings

• Indigo Buntings are gone by the end of this month.

• Keep your hummingbird feeders filled and clean until you have not seen a hummingbird for two weeks.

• This is the month to install and repair nest boxes for use next year.


• Waterfowl migration continues to build.

• Free-tailed Bats migrate to Mexico.

• Look for scarce Rufous Hummingbirds to arrive throughout the region.

• Wintering sparrows and towhees arrive. They all love millet in a ground feeder.

• Sandhill Cranes arrive in huge flocks late in the month with many staging in the western half of the region.

• Orionids meteor shower is late-October.