We’re passionate about birds and nature. That’s why we opened a Wild Birds Unlimited Nature Shop in our community.
Village West #17,
3330 W. 26th
Erie, PA 16506
Phone: (814) 838-5145
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Mon - Fri: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Aug 7: Full Moon, Aug 21: New Moon.
August 21: Solar Eclipse. In Erie, the eclipse will begin at 1:10pm and peak at 2:32pm EDT with the moon obscuring 76% of the sun.
Perseid Meteor Shower peaks August 11th and 12th.
Purple Martins and other swallows begin congregating at staging grounds before heading south. See thousands of Purple Martins gather at Presque Isle this month. The best place to view them is along the bay, near the first parking lot. Martins will also congregate at the marina, perching on any available surface.
Orioles are gone by the end of the month.
Monarch Butterflies begin migrating.
Ruby-throated Hummingbird migration peaks late August / early September.
Shorebird migration builds and waterfowl migration starts. Conneaut Harbor in Ohio is a great place for shorebirds, especially in the early morning before beach-goers arrive.
American Goldfinches finish nesting late August.
Month of the spider - their numbers and webs reach peak volume.
Puffball mushrooms are up.
Peak month for summer wildflowers to bloom. Look for cardinal flower, ironweed, blue-eyed grass, coneflowers, wood sunflowers, Joe-Pye-weed, goldenrods, and more.
Blackberries are ripe.