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Whooping Crane Eastern Flock
2008 Whooping Crane Chicks on First Fall Migration

Make your own map of the migration! Plot the approximate migration data below on a hand-made map, or purchase this recommended map.

 

Date

County

State

Lat (N)

Long (W)

HOME Necedah National Wildlife Refuge, Juneau County

WI

44.15

-90.2

October 17 - 20 Juneau County

WI

43.09

-90.24

October 21 - 27 South Juneau County
WI
43.85
-90.09
October 28 Sauk County

WI

43.52

-89.96

October 29 - Nov. 9 Green County
WI
42.88
-89.75

Nov. 10 - 17

Winnebago County

IL

42.43

-89.42

Nov. 18 - 20 LaSalle County
IL
41.69
-88.79
Nov. 21 - 25 Piatt County
IL
40.10
-88.73
Nov. 26 Cumberland County
IL
39.30
-88.48
Nov. 27 Union County
KY
37.76
-88.12
Nov. 29 - Dec. 4 Marshall County
KY
36.17
-88.47
Dec. 5 - Dec. 11
Hardin County
TN
35.22
-88.27
Dec. 12 - 28 Franklin County
AL
34.50
-87.89
Dec. 29 Walker County
AL
33.87
-87.35
Dec. 30 - Jan. 8 Chilton County
AL
33.12
-86.95
Jan. 9 - 11 Lowndes County
AL
32.46
-86.83
Jan. 12 Pike County
AL
31.80
-86.07
Jan. 13 (skipped) Clay County
GA
   
Jan. 13 Decatur County
GA
30.95
-84.50
Jan. 14 -16 (for St. Marks 7)
Jan 14 - 21
Jefferson County
(STAGING AREA FOR SPLITTING INTO TWO GROUPS)
FL
30.47
-84.05
Jan. 17

St. Marks NWR (7 birds)

Pilots returned to Jefferson County STAGING AREA. On next fly day, will continue migration with the 7 birds headed for Chassahowitzka NWR.
FL
30.06
-84.17
Jan. 21 (skipped) Madison County
FL
   
Jan 21 Gilchrist County
FL
29.75
-82.81
Jan 22 Marion County/Halpata pen (Arrival Flyover!)
FL
29.24
-82.09
Jan 23, 2009 Citrus County: Chassahowitzka NWR (7 birds)
FL
28.68
-82.59

 

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

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