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Whooping Crane Update – November 7, 2014

While we reported back in September that we had a few earlier than expected whooping crane arrivals, it now seems…

 

Whooping Crane Update – September 16, 2014

Wintering Whooping Crane Update: September 16, 2014 Wade Harrell, U.S. Whooping Crane Recovery Coordinator We’ve had exciting news here at…

 

Whooping Crane Update – April 24, 2014

Wade Harrell, U.S. Whooping Crane Recovery Coordinator Whooping crane migration is well underway. We estimate that less than 20% of…

 

Whooping Crane Update March 25, 2014

Field Tracking Efforts  Thanks to Texas Parks and Wildlife for putting together this excellent video of the whooping crane tracking…

 

2013-2014 Winter Whooping Crane Survey Results

2013-2014 Winter Whooping Crane Survey Results The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (Service) 2013-2014 Winter Whooping Crane Survey for the…

 

Whooping Crane Update 12.5.13

Wade Harrell, U.S. Whooping Crane Recovery Coordinator Whooping crane migration is nearly complete, with all of the marked birds having…

 

Whooping Crane Update 11.8.13

Wade Harrell, U.S. Whooping Crane Recovery Coordinator Whooping crane migration is well underway, with reports of birds still in Canada…

 

Whooping Crane Update 4.10.13

Since whooping crane migration is well underway and we expect that most birds will depart the coast over the next…

 

Whooping Crane Update 3.7.2013

Whooping Cranes on the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge. We have preliminary lab results on the whooping crane carcass that refuge staff…

 

Whooping Crane Update 2.15.13

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service personnel conducted 7 surveys of the primary wintering grounds during December 2012. These efforts resulted…