Indianapolis, Indiana

Nature Happenings

• June is Perennial Garden Month & National Rivers Month
• Many seed-eating birds swallow small stones which remain in the gizzard, a muscular part of the stomach. The stones in the gizzard help break up hard seeds and nuts.
• Bird migration is finished. Birds that are here now are summer residents that nest.
• Fawns continue to be born through mid-month.
• Wood Duck and Mallard ducklings hatch and venture forth early in the month.
• Canada Geese begin molting.
• Bats give birth.
• Mosquitoes can become a problem.
• Be sure to keep your feeders and bird baths clean and your seed fresh.