Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Ruby-throated Hummingbirds - Archilochus colubris As the fall months become nearer and nearer, people may begin to notice they are seeing fewer of the Ruby-throated Hummingbirds at their feeders. According to the Forest Preserve District, the hummingbirds have already begun migrating to the south for the winter. However, one need not worry that they [...]

By |2020-08-31T15:56:06-05:00August 31st, 2020|Field Journal, Species of the Week|0 Comments

Monarch – Species of the Week

Monarch Butterfly - Danaus plexippus This time of year, Oklahomans start to see Monarch butterflies a little more frequently visiting flowers our gardens, flitting across fields, and riding the wind overhead.  The Monarch showing up in mid-August are a bit early for the fall migration.  Many of them are still looking for milkweed [...]

By |2020-08-17T11:41:10-05:00August 17th, 2020|Field Journal, Species of the Week|0 Comments