January 2019 Nature Happenings

• Jan. 1 - 31: Project FeederWatch continuesPine Siskin
• Jan. 3 - 4: Quadrantid Meteor Shower - See up to 60 falling meteors per hour!
• Jan. 5: New Moon; Jan 20-21: SUPER BLOOD MOON!; Jan. 21: Full (Wolf or Old)
• Watch for unusual birds at your feeders: Pine Siskins, Redpolls, Evening or Pine Grosbeaks!
• Now through late March is difficult for birds; providing food and an open source of water is very important
• Cardinals flocking; they’re usually the first and last birds each day seen at feeders
• Take a ride along the Niagara River for viewing ducks, swans, and gulls
• During late January or early February, Great Horned Owls will be sitting on their eggs
• Squirrel mating season
American Tree Sparrow • White-tailed Deer Bucks are shedding their antlers
 • Late in the month, as days lengthen, Tufted Titmice begin to singSharp-shinned Hawk
 • Look for hawks such as Red-tailed, Coopers and Sharp-shinned in your backyard.