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Weekly Wrap-up: March 3 - March 9, 2017

Our best stories from around the web and social media each week.


Spring dance

Turkey toms

The mysterious snipe

Woodpecker buffet

Wow, someone has been eating well at Rydell and Glacial Ridge National Wildlife Refuges in Minnesota. Can you guess what has been busy working on this dead tree?

Winter returns

Don't be fooled - winter isn't over yet! Even though yesterday was beautiful, the winter wind has returned to Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge in Minnesota.


Frozen slumber

Spring dance

History of banding

Turkey toms

Pelican party


Fox naps

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