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Important Fall Bird Dates

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Male Rufous Hummingbird
Photo by: 
Dawn Shaw


Late July - Adult orioles start to migrate out of our area.

Early August - Best time to see Rufous Hummingbirds at feeders.

August -Bluebirds nest a third time. Clean out old nest.

August - Martins and swallows start to gather around large lakes.

September - Most neotropic migrants are migrating south.

Early October - Last hummingbird sightings come in.

Mid-October - Safe to clean out nest boxes, juncos start to arrive.

November - Waterfowl migration is in full swing.