Weekly Wrap-up: August 8 - August 14, 2014
Our best stories from around the web and social media each week.
Karner blue butterfly's "second flight"
Lovely luna moth
Avocets at Leopold
Here's a cool sighting from Leopold Wetland Management District in Wisconsin!
A great sighting at Necedah National Wildlife Refuge in Wisconsin: Did you know red-headed woodpeckers store and cover food? They will tightly wedge insects and seeds into crevices so they stay put!
More Karner love
The eggs that Karner blue butterflies lay in July & August lie dormant over winter, hatching next spring! pic.twitter.com/dIBi2ZPZwd— USFWS Midwest Region (@USFWSMidwest) August 10, 2014
Heh, they’ll never find me here! https://t.co/bcTTXxB6MG— USFWS Midwest Region (@USFWSMidwest) August 14, 2014
Northern long-eared bat
Wrong side of the owl
Monarchs aren't the only milkweed fans
Check out the velvet on this guy! (Photo courtesy of Chris Thayer) #minnesota #buck #deer
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