Thornhill, Ontario

Nature Happenings

• Project FeederWatch continues, www.birds.cornell.edu/pfw
• Southwest winds bring migrating Turkey Vultures and hawks into the area.
• Common Loons begin to arrive in Northern Ontario in mid-March.
• Spring Peepers, Wood Frogs and Chorus Frogs begin calling late in the month.
• Sandhill Cranes can be seen migrating north.
• Killdeer and Great Blue Herons return from over-wintering in early March.
• Peak of spring waterfowl migration.
• Bald Eagles and Screech Owls are sitting on their eggs.
• Woodcocks are doing courtship flights in late March.
• Mourning Doves are nesting.
• Phoebe’s return late in the month.
• Goldfinches begin to molt into their brilliant yellow plumage.