Below is the most recent update for the Whooping Crane Eastern Migratory Population. Updates provide the most recent information from aerial surveys and cover a variety of topics that relate to whooping cranes in the survey area, including habitat conditions, management challenges and successes, helpful links, and more. Whooping Crane Update – October 1, 2019 Below is the most recent update for the Eastern Migratory Population of Whooping Cranes. In the last month Whooping Cranes have started moving around a bit but haven’t yet started migrating.
The Whooping Crane migration from WBNP to Aransas NWR is about 2,500 miles in length and can take up to 50 days to complete.
The latest issue of Grus Americana (Spring 2019), the newsletter of the Whooping Crane Conservation Association, has been mailed to members, to obtain a copy please go to our Membership page to join the WCCA and help support whooping crane conservation, … Below is the most recent update for the Eastern Migratory Population of Whooping Cranes. Wintering Whooping Crane Update Wade Harrell, U.S. Whooping Crane Recovery Coordinator Fall migration will soon begin and whooping cranes will start moving south out of their breeding grounds in Wood Buffalo National Park (WBNP). Wintering Whooping Crane Update.
The whooping crane (Grus americana), the tallest North American bird, is an endangered crane species named for its whooping sound. In the last month, Whooping Cranes have started nesting! In the last month Whooping Cranes stayed on their wintering grounds.
Whooping Crane pair 12-03 and 12-05 and their chick W14-20 were sighted during a recent aerial survey over Juneau County, Wisconsin. Along with the sandhill crane, it is one of only two crane species found in North America.The whooping crane's lifespan is estimated to be 22 to 24 years in the wild. The whooping crane (Grus americana) is one of the world’s rarest birds and was listed as endangered in the United States under the Endangered Species Act in 1967.Historically, whooping cranes were found in Louisiana as both a resident, non-migratory flock and migratory birds that wintered in the state. Whooping Crane Updates The refuge posts Whooping Crane Updates while the cranes are on the Texas coast, their winter home. It was a good breeding year in WBNP. Whooping Crane Update – February 1, 2020. In the last month, Whooping Cranes have been nesting and hatching chicks! Below is the most recent update for the Eastern Migratory Population of Whooping Cranes.