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

Whooping crane migration is nearly complete, with all of the marked birds having arrived in Texas by early this week. The birds appear to be heavily utilizing the coastal marsh right now, which is probably due to abundant food resources.

Included in the Report

  • Whooping Cranes on the Refuge
  • Texas Whooper Watch
  • Tracking Efforts
  • Winter 2013-2014 Whooping Crane Research & Monitoring Initiatives
  • Food Abundance
  • Precipitation/Salinity