Weekly Wrap-up: May 5 - May 11, 2017
Our best stories from around the web and social media each week.
Our team at Ashland Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office caught this impressive 112 pound lake sturgeon. She was tagged and released, helping us study movements over the next 10 years!
Great news from DeSoto and Boyer Chute National Wildlife Refuges. The eagle nest at the south end is home to three eaglets!
Carolina wrens lay up to 7 eggs in 1 brood and can have up to 3 broods in a year! Pairs stay together year round, defending territory. pic.twitter.com/ZqXHXiVu1B— USFWS Midwest Region (@USFWSMidwest) May 9, 2017
The black-and-white warbler's diet consists of mostly insects, but sometimes they use sapwells! Watch for them on trunks & large branches. pic.twitter.com/lehHR79Uxy— USFWS Midwest Region (@USFWSMidwest) May 8, 2017
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