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Wildlife In Season

In the bare branches this month you can see cardinals, woodpeckers, flickers, and yellow bellied sap suckers. Along the water look for loons, grebes, and king fishers. The many different types of waterfowl are starting to arrive including hooded and common merganser, widgeon, teal, scaup and black ducks.

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Delmarva's Night Sky

Geminid Meteor Showers Peak: December 14
Full Moon: December 20
Winter Solstice: December 21
New Moon: December 29

Names for the December full moon include:
Cold Moon, Oak Moon, Wolf Moon or Long Night's Moon


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Holidays This Month


December 1 - AIDS Awareness Day
December 7 - Pearl Harbor Day
December 8 - Immaculate Conception (Christian)
December 10 - Human Rights Day
December 15 - Bill of Rights Day
December 21 - Winter Solstice, Alban Heruin (Celtic)
December 23 - Festivus
December 24 - Christmas Eve (Christian), Hanukkah Begins (Judaism)
December 25 - Christmas Day (Christian)
December 31 - New Year's Eve

Birthstone: Turquoise
Flower: Narcissus

Astrological Signs - Sagittarius: November 22 - December 21, Capricorn: December 22 - January 19

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