Weekly Wrap-up: February 24 - March 2, 2017
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Now is a great time to watch for early spring waterfowl as they head north. This bufflehead was spotted at Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge in Iowa.
Celebrating 80 years
Happy birthday to Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge in Missouri. This refuge has been providing essential habitat for migratory birds for 80 years!
Kingfishers on the move
Keep an eye out for belted kingfishers as they return to summer breeding grounds & defend their territories. https://t.co/6la6N4kotR— USFWS Midwest Region (@USFWSMidwest) February 25, 2017
Some yellow-crowned night herons spend summers in the midwest. They’ve even been spotted in Minnesota! https://t.co/xXwA7eUcMH— USFWS Midwest Region (@USFWSMidwest) February 26, 2017
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