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Eastern Flock Whooping Crane Pairs Incubating
Spring 2009
PAIR ESTIMATED DATE INCUBATION BEGAN Nest Status
#505 and 415 April 2 failed 4/24

#313 and #318

April 7 failed 4/19
#211 and #217 April 7 failed 4/24
#309 and 403 April 8 active
#303 and 317 April 8 failed 4/24
#401 and 508 April 9 failed 4/24
#408 and 519 April 8 failed 4/21
#212 and 419 April 9 failed 4/24
#213 and 218 April 16 failed 4/24
#311 and 312 April 20 failed 4/24
#501 and 105 April 21 failed 4/24
#310 and W601 Nest built unknown

 
Nesting History, Eastern Flock
2009  
2008 11 pairs incubated >>
2007 4 pairs incubated
2006 5 pairs incubated
2005 2 pairs incubated

 


Journal Questions

  • If it takes 30 days to incubate the eggs, at what date can hatching be expected? Mark your calendars!
  • What is especially exciting about the nesting of #309? (see her life story >>)
  • What contributions have Pair 213 and 218 made to the population of the new Eastern flock? (Hint: Scroll down to read Spring 2006 and Spring 2007 history.) What do you predict they'll do in 2009?

 

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