May Nature Almanac

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May 2017

5-6 Eta Aquariid meteor shower.

10  Full moon. Approximate peak of spring bird migration.

15  Female turtles of several different species headed to specific egg-laying localities. When r escuing a turtle from a road, always put it on the side of the road it was headed toward, as they have a destination in mind and will keep trying to reach it.

25  Listen for the sound of Bullfrogs, a booming, two-or three-part bellow, emanating from ponds and lakes, especially at night.

31  Wild Columbine in bloom. Look for male Ruby-throated Hummingbirds doing their pendulum-like territorial display over columbine patches.

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