October 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
• Orionids meteor shower is late-October