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Whooping Crane Eastern Flock
Chicks on First Fall Migration
2011

Follow the daily news and make your own map of the migration. Plot the approximate migration data below on a hand-made map, or purchase this recommended map. (Exact locations slighty skewed to protect isolation and safety of the cranes.)

Migration Route with Stopover Sites Stopover

County

State

Lat (N)

Long (W)

Total Distance Traveled
(miles)

Start Green Lake WI 44.00 -89.00 Start
1 Green Lake WI 43.75 -89.05 5
2 Marquette WI 43.60 -89.22 19
3 Columbia WI 43.23 -89.40 47
4 Green WI 42.68 -89.23 85
5 Winnebago

IL

42.23 -89.22

 120

6 LaSalle IL 41.48 -88.58 175
7 Livingston IL 40.72 -88.40 230
8 Piatt IL 39.87 -88.60 289
9 Cumberland IL 39.10 -88.40 345
10 Wayne IL 38.22 -88.17 408
11 Union KY 37.88 -88.25 453
12 Marshall KY 36.72 -88.32 516
13 Carroll TN 35.97 -88.27 569
14 Hardin TN 35.03 -88.07 636
15 Franklin AL 34.33 -87.60 693
unplanned Franklin #2 AL      
unplanned Winston AL      
16 Walker AL 33.68 -87.15 746
17 Chilton AL 32.92 -86.75 804
18 Lowndes AL 32.12 -86.50 850
19 Pike AL 32.12 -86.50 914
unplanned Franklin AL      
unplanned Winston AL 34.1400 -87.3700  
FINISH
(new plan)
Wheeler NWR AL 34.5400 -88.9800 via road
           
           

 

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