hatching at ICF, this chick was nicknamed "Tweezer" by
caretakers, but her real and only official name is DAR 45-07.
She often seems more like the baby of the group, even though
is not. She is always first to come for snacks, and Marianne
can hear Tweezer's stomach growl! She is a good size female.
She and DAR #36-07, 41-07 and 46-07 were released together
by a pool on Necedah NWR, on the evening of October 29. They flew
to the nearby
main sandhill crane roost, which was also occupied by the adult pair #312 and
#316, but Tweezer and #41-07 returned to their release area during the night.
the next day (Oct.30 ) DAR 45-07 was found
dead, killed by a predator (probably a coyote), near the
Migration South:She was killed before she could begin
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