Austin, Texas
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Nature Happenings

• Over 250 species of wildflowers bloom this month in our fields and forests.

• Mexican free-tailed bats begin raising young.

• Peak of warbler migration happens very early in month.

• The first half of the month is peak migration for flycatchers, thrushes and northerly vireos.

• Peak of bird courtship. Listen for the morning chorus.

• Nesting materials are being collected.

• The first fireflies of the year can be seen.

• Black-bellied Whistling-Duck, Wood Duck and Mallard ducklings hatch and venture forth early this month.

• International Migratory Bird Day is mid-May.