September Nature Happenings

• Baltimore Orioles depart for Central and South America this month.
• Bats are busy feeding, building fat for hibernation and migration.

• Fall migration peaks for warblers and others.
• Peak of Blue-winged Teal migration.
• In south Texas, Ocelots are breeding (e.g. Laguna Atascosa NWR).

• Hummingbird numbers peak around Labor Day, then start to dwindle; huge numbers along Texas coast.

• The 30th Annual HummerBird Celebration in Rockport-Fulton, TX is September 19-22.
• Preying Mantis are most visible now while they're searching for mates.