Weekly Wrap-up: May 18 - 24, 2018
Our best stories from around the web and social media each week.
Indigo buntings are long-distance migrants, traveling more than 1,000 miles each spring and fall. During migration, watch for flocks foraging together in open grasslands. pic.twitter.com/Q9HSvbpwKX— USFWS Midwest Region (@USFWSMidwest) May 22, 2018
Now is a great time to spot yellow-rumped warblers returning to summer breeding grounds. Watch for these quick birds flying out from trees to capture flying insects! pic.twitter.com/Yan4UN4BHk— USFWS Midwest Region (@USFWSMidwest) May 22, 2018
Herons are a familiar sight across much of North America, but did you know some have impressive lifespans? The oldest known great blue heron was more than 24 years old! https://t.co/WMEuT0NmOJ— USFWS Midwest Region (@USFWSMidwest) May 20, 2018
Like many owls, screech-owls eat birds and mammals, but did you know they also eat large insects and earthworms? https://t.co/HhmdpjSwAY— USFWS Midwest Region (@USFWSMidwest) May 21, 2018