Austin, Texas
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Nature Happenings

• Peak of fall migration for Barn Swallows.

• Flocks of nighthawks can be seen late in the month.


• 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.