Weekly Wrap-up: August 31 - September 6, 2018
Our best stories from around the web and social media each week.
Ruby-throated hummingbirds are starting to make their way to wintering grounds in Central America. Many will fly straight across the Gulf of Mexico! https://t.co/jIM74Y9ZUu— USFWS Midwest Region (@USFWSMidwest) September 3, 2018
River otters stay in family groups through early fall and remain together for about 7 months or until the birth of a new litter. These pups were spotted at Sherburne #WildlifeRefuge in Minnesota! pic.twitter.com/CSHpThNxhj— USFWS Midwest Region (@USFWSMidwest) September 1, 2018
This bumblebee struck gold! Goldenrod provides an excellent late season pollen, nectar and seed source for a wide variety of pollinators and birds. Do you have any in your garden? pic.twitter.com/YrMpevNNkd— USFWS Midwest Region (@USFWSMidwest) September 4, 2018
Have you spotted any green herons lately? They’re starting to head south for the winter, sometimes traveling in flocks at night! https://t.co/p4T3XBcAtN— USFWS Midwest Region (@USFWSMidwest) September 5, 2018
Cedar waxwings love fruit, sometimes eating nothing else for months! Native berries like serviceberry, juniper and dogwood are particular favorites. https://t.co/pwq8Z1NYqv— USFWS Midwest Region (@USFWSMidwest) September 2, 2018