actual sizes of the whoopers at various life stages. This
adult is 5'5" tall. How
would your height compare to
an adult whooping crane?
Winds: Take-off Tomorrow?
At Hiwassee Wildlife Refuge, the team is still waiting for headwinds to calm.
Tonight the winds are expected to shift around and start blowing from the
north. The team has all fingers crossed that the shift will be a nice easy
That means not too strong or choppy. Their progress remains at 692.1 statute
is the rest of the Eastern (reintroduced) flock up to? The last
whooping cranes remaining in Wisconsin began migration on Nov.
By the end
of last week, all 11 yearlings were in Florida, 3 DAR juveniles
1 DAR juvenile
The rest of the adult whooping cranes were spread out along the
migration route. Their life story pages have the details as soon
as we hear them.
the Whoopers and Ultralights! If the birds leave tomorrow, the
public can watch them go! Be there at sunrise. Get directions here, or
Migration web site.