July is Minnesota’s warmest and sunniest month. Some birds are on their 2nd broods, while others are preparing for migration. Below are some entries from our Jim Gilbert’s Phenology Archives to help you compare months from one year to another. What else is happening this month?
For years, Minnesota naturalist and author Jim Gilbert recorded seasonal happenings in his phenology reports. Looking back at these reports, we can make educated guesses at what we can expect in the month ahead. Take a look at our archive of Jim Gilbert’s Phenology reports.
And make sure to pick up our July/August Bird’s-Eye View Newsletter. Learn about how to keep your feeders clean and hygienic, find out what Jim Gilbert has been up to, and discover Minnesota’s species of flycatchers. Plus, read our seasonal notes, with tips for what you need to do in your yard each month!