Macomb, Michigan

Nature Happenings

• June is Perennial Garden Month & National Rivers Month

• Hummingbirds are nesting; they may become scarce at your feeders until July.
• Tiger Swallowtail and Monarch Butterflies emerge.
• Young birds leave their nests; their parents are usually nearby. Do not disturb them.
• Bird migration is finished. Birds that are here now are summer residents that nest.
• As the month progresses, feeders can become busy with visiting parents and fledglings.
• House Wrens are nesting.
• First fireflies of the year
• Fawns continue to be born mid-May through mid-June.
• Wood Duck and Mallard ducklings hatch and venture forth early in the month.
• Canada Geese begin molting.
• Young Woodchucks and raccoons emerge and venture out with their mothers.