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whooping crane
2014-09-26 03:00:57

Four whooping crane chicks raised in captivity began their integration into the wild on Saturday, Sept. 20 as part of the continuing effort to increase the wild population of this endangered species.

2013-11-27 23:02:28

Top-rated birding and nature tour company, Naturalist Journeys, announces a return to Kearney, Nebraska along braided channels of the Platte River, where tour participants can experience the migration

2013-05-29 23:00:48

Top nature and birding company Naturalist Journeys announces a fall nature adventure tour to Wisconsin, exploring special places touched by Leopold’s land ethic. Milwaukee,

2012-12-22 05:01:22

Top nature and birding tour company, Naturalist Journeys, announces exciting bird-watching tour to view spectacular Sandhill Cranes in Nebraska with expert guides. Lincoln,

2009-04-03 20:15:17

A Sandhill crane was reunited with its mate in Wisconsin this week after more than six months recovering from an arrow wound.

2008-10-13 09:00:25

There's been another rare whooping crane sighting in North Dakota. State Game and Fish Department biologist Mike Szymanski says two of the birds were spotted recently in Benson County, feeding in a field with sandhill cranes. A whooping crane also has been sighted in Emmons County this fall.

2008-10-04 00:00:13

The state Game and Fish Department says a whooping crane was sighted in Emmons County recently, and it's reminding hunters to watch for the endangered birds. Department biologist Mike Szymanski says one of the whoopers was seen in a field with sandhill cranes.

Latest Sandhill Crane Reference Libraries

2009-03-28 15:46:42

The Common Crane (Grus grus), also known as the Eurasian Crane, is a species of bird found in the northern parts of Europe and Asia. It has a global population of 210,000 to 250,000 individuals. The largest number of these birds nest in Russia and Scandinavia. In Great Britain the Common Crane became extinct in the 17th century, but a tiny population now breeds again in the Norfolk Broads and is slowly increasing. It is migratory and winters in areas of Africa, southern Europe, and southern...

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