* Project FeederWatch continues, www.birds.cornell.edu/pfw
* Christmas Bird Count is this month, birds.audubon.org/christmas-bird-count
* Watch for Bald Eagles along the rivers.
* Rather than search for worms in the frozen soil, large winter flocks of robins will visit fruit trees for food.
* Cedar Waxwings will visit yards in search of fruit, often staying for hours before moving on.
* Juncos will hunt for fallen seed, often before dawn.
* The smaller the bird, the earlier its hunt for food in the winter darkness.
* In preparation of the earliest nesting period of any bird (late-January through February), Great Horned Owls can be heard hooting at night in courtship.
* Now through late March is a difficult time for birds; providing food and an open source of water is important.
* Winter is a great time to look for birds' nests. Admire the craftsmanship, but leave the nest in place.
* Geminid Meteor Shower is mid-month, December 4th- 17th
*See if you can find our four members of the thrush family that reside here in the winter - the Hermit Thrush, Varied Thrush, American Robin and Western Bluebird.