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Whooping Crane Update from Dr. Wade Harrell, U.S. Whooping Crane Recovery Coordinator.

The majority of the radio-marked whooping cranes have migrated to their wintering grounds on the Texas coast. There have also been sightings of cranes in Oklahoma. The survey season has begun and we hope to have preliminary estimates available for the next update. Visitors coming to the refuge have a chance of seeing four adult whooping cranes that have been frequenting the observation tower.

Included in the Report

  • Whooping Cranes
  • Surveys & Monitoring
  • Precipitation/Salinity
  • Food Abundance
  • Refuge Update