Photo: Operation Migration
Meet the New 2003 Whooping Crane Chicks!
Hatch-year 2003 of the Eastern Flock

Crane # 314

Date Hatched




Date Arrived in Wisconsin

7/01/03 Died 8/07/03.

Permanent Leg Bands
Died before permanent banding
  • Read about the naming system, birth place in Maryland, release site in Wisconsin, over-wintering site in Florida and leg-band codes.

Personality and History

Personality Characteristics: Female crane #314 was injured Aug. 7 during a training mishap and died soon after. She had a persistent limp, perhaps caused by a slipped tendon, and got too close to the ultralight. She was 82 days old when she died.

Last updated: 11/14/06

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Journey North is pleased to feature this educational adventure made possible by the Whooping Crane Eastern Partnership (WCEP).