Guelph, Ontario

Great Horned OwlAugust Nature Happenings


• Peak month for summer wildflowers to bloom.
• Flocks of nighthawks can be seen late in the month.
• Shorebird migration builds and waterfowl migration starts.
• Monarch Butterfly migration begins.
• Early warblers (Cape May, Tennessee, Magnolia, Blackburnian) migrate through the area.
• Osprey and raptor migration begins.
• American Goldfinches finish nesting late this month.
• Second brood of hummingbirds begin to appear at feeders early- to mid-month.
• Asters and Lobelias start blooming.
• Perseids Meteor shower is mid-month.