- Great Backyard Bird Count, mid-month, www.birdsource.org/gbbc
- Project FeederWatch continues, www.birds.cornell.edu/pfw
- February is National Bird Feeding Month
- Raccoon, groundhog, beaver, skunk, opossum and rabbit mating seasons.
- Grackles return north; watch for increased activity at your feeders.
- Barred Owls and Eastern Screech Owls are courting.
- Bluebird and other nest boxes need to be cleaned out this month.
- Look for early waterfowl migrants such as Bufflehead, Common Goldeneyes and Redheads as lakes thaw.
- Common chickweed appears.