April Nature Happenings

• Project FeederWatch ends this month

• Barn Swallow migrations peak

• Baltimore Orioles arrive early this month - be sure to have their oranges and nectar feeders ready

• Whip-poor-wills arrive in the first half of the month from Central America

• Last of the Whooping Cranes depart Aransas NWR by the middle of the month

• Black-bellied Whistling-Ducks arrive at inland breeding sites

• Painted Buntings begin to arrive late in the month

• Lyrids meteor shower, late-April

• Earth Day is April 22