Weekly Wrap-up: March 29 - April 4, 2019
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Smell of spring
Blue jays will fly great distances for good nesting materials. Both the male and female gather materials and build their nest. Usually nests are located in trees 10-25 feet above the ground. https://t.co/IxE1FwUx7L pic.twitter.com/ex74bgFSGG— USFWS Midwest Region (@USFWSMidwest) March 30, 2019
Turkey vultures are making their way back to northern breeding grounds. When it comes to nesting, they’ll use ledges, logs, burrows, crevices and even abandoned buildings! https://t.co/bCUZCbsOi6 pic.twitter.com/NmSUCfiQ2e— USFWS Midwest Region (@USFWSMidwest) April 3, 2019
Did you know that not all bees live in hives? In fact, most bee species nest in the ground! Mining bees like this one tend to build their nests in sandy or loose soil. https://t.co/1TRAAPzsXZ pic.twitter.com/c6agtWOuha— USFWS Midwest Region (@USFWSMidwest) April 4, 2019
American white pelicans are on the move! Watch for these large birds as they forage and rest in shallow waters along their migration routes. Photo courtesy of Gordon Garcia. pic.twitter.com/Vk46hPyV56— USFWS Midwest Region (@USFWSMidwest) March 31, 2019