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Biology of Heloderma - July 28-31 2021 Chiricahua Desert Museum
* Windy weather is common
* Lucy's Warblers begin nesting
* Orioles continue to increase
* Lesser Goldfinches are gathering nesting materials
* Round-tailed Ground Squirrels are having babies
* Rufous hummingbirds are occasional visitors to feeders as they pass through on their way north
* Butterflies becoming more common
* Gambel's quail begin pairing up to mate
May 26 - Total Lunar Eclipse. The eclipse will be visible throughout the Pacific Ocean and parts of eastern Asia, Japan, Australia, and western North America.
August 12, 13 - Perseids Meteor Shower. The Perseids is one of the best meteor showers to observe, producing up to 60 meteors per hour at its peak. The shower runs annually from July 17 to August 24. It peaks this year on the night of August 12 and the morning of August 13. The best viewing will be from a dark location after midnight.
November 17, 18 - Leonids Meteor Shower. The Leonids is an average shower, producing up to 15 meteors per hour at its peak.
November 19 - Partial Lunar Eclipse. The eclipse will be visible throughout most of eastern Russia, Japan, the Pacific Ocean, North America, Mexico, Central America, and parts of western South America.
December 13, 14 - Geminids Meteor Shower. The Geminids is the king of the meteor showers. It is considered by many to be the best shower producing up to 120 multicolored meteors per hour at its peak.