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Band Data for
Whooping Crane "RwR-B"

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  • 8/8/78 - banded as chick at Wood Buffalo National Park (WBNP).
  • 1978-79 winter at Aransas National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR).
  • 9/4/79 - Alberta, CA. 16 mi. south of Cardston.
  • 9/24-29/79 - Sheridan Co., Montana, Medicine Lake NWR.
  • 1979-80 winter at ANWR, arrived about 10/7/79.
  • 1980-81 winter at ANWR, departed 4/6/81.
  • 4/8/81 - Stafford Co., KS. Quivira NWR. (with BwB-g/r).
  • 1981-82 winter at ANWR.
  • 1982 summer, nest WBNP chick W-R was radioed.
  • 10/8/82 - Alberta, CA. left nest site and roosted 46 mi. south.
  • 10/9/82 - Alberta, CA. roosted on Athabasca River.
  • 10/10/82 - Saskatchewan, CA. east of Primrose Lake.
  • 10/11-14/82 - Saskatchewan, CA. roosted at south end of Stony Lake.
  • 10/14/82 - Saskatchewan, CA. left Stony Lake at 11:30am, arrived 14 mi. southwest of Devil's Lake after dark.
  • 10/15/82 - Saskatchewan, CA. flew back north about noon, roosted on Rabbit Lake about 40 mi. southeast of Stony Lake.
  • 10/16/82 - Saskatchewan, CA. roosted northeast of St. Walburg.
  • 10/17/82 - Saskatchewan, CA. roosted 20 mi. northeast of Lloydminster near N. Sask. River.
  • 10/18-27/82 - Saskatchewan, CA. roosted few miles northwest of North Battleford.
  • 10/27-28/82 - Saskatchewan, CA. roosted in Weyburn area.
  • 10/28-29/82 - Mercer Co., North Dakota 10 mi. northwest of Beulah.
  • 10/29/82 - Emmons Co., North Dakota departed Beulah at 11:30am, stopped briefly between Strasburg and Hague at 2:40pm.
  • 10/29-30 - McPherson Co., South Dakota. 6 mi. northwest of Eureka, Hausauer Lake.
  • 10/31-11/1/82 - Walworth Co., South Dakota. Swan Lake. (joined 2 other birds already at Swan Lake.
  • 11/1-2/82 - Brown Co., Nebraska. left Swan Lake at 10:33am, roosted 5 mi. south of Ainsworth. (5 birds).
  • 11/2-3/82 - Caddo Co., Oklahoma. Ft. Cobb Reservoir. (flew 508 mi.) (5 birds).
  • 11/3-4/82 - Refugio Co., Texas roosted on stock dam near Victoria. (5 birds).
  • 11/4/82 - Aransas NWR. left Victoria at 9am, arrived ANWR 10:12am.
  • 4/11-12/83 - Wichita Co., Texas near Electra. (with radioed chick and mate).
  • 4/12-16/83 - Barber Co., Texas 7 mi. northeast of Kiowa.
  • 4/16-17/83 - Stafford Co., Kansas. Quivira NWR.
  • 4/17-18/83 - Mitchell Co., Kansas. 5 mi. southeast of Beloit.
  • 4/18-19/83 - Mellette Co., South Dakota. 12 mi. northwest of White River.
  • 4/19-20/83 - Williams Co., North Dakota. 8 mi. northwest of Williston.
  • 4/20-30/83 - Saskatchewan, CA. 5 mi. northeast of Minton.
  • 4/30-5/1/83 - Saskatchewan, CA. Meadow Lake
  • 5/3/83 - arrived WBNP.
  • 9/28/83 - Saskatchewan, CA. Richard (sw2-43-12-w3). (with mate).
  • 10/13/83 - Stafford Co., KS. Quivira NWR. (with mate).
  • 10/15-16/83 - Blaine-Major Co. line, OK. 4 1/2 mi. east and 3/75 north of Okeen. (with mate).
  • 1983-84 winter at ANWR, arrived about 10/21/83.
  • 1984-85 winter at ANWR.
  • 9/28-10/5/85 - Saskatchewan, CA. Radisson Lake (with mate and chick G-Y).
  • 10/15-17/85 - Renville Co., North Dakota. 14 mi. east of Bowbells (with mate and chick G-Y).
  • 1985-86 winter at ANWR.
  • 4/2-3/86 - Furnas Co., NE. 2 mi. west and 2 north of hwy 46/136 jct., T4N,R21W,S26. (with mate and chick G-Y).
  • 4/3-6/86 - Lincoln Co., NE. 1/2 mi. south and 1/2 west of Maxwell, T13N,R28W,S29,NE4. (with mate and chick G-Y).
  • 1986-87 winter at ANWR.
  • 9/12-17/87 - Saskatchewan, CA. Radisson Lake (sw6-41-10- w3;se9,se17-42-11-w3). (with mate and chick YbY-Y).
  • 1987-88 winter at ANWR.
  • 4/14-18/88 - Saskatchewan, CA. 3.6 mi. southeast of Speers (36- 42-12-w3). (with mate and chick YbY-Y). Left w/o chick which stayed until 4/27.
  • 1988-89 winter at ANWR, chick GwG-G.
  • 9/21-28/89 - Saskatchewan, CA. 6.8 mi. west of Meadow Lake (ne26-59-18-w3). (with unbanded mate).
  • 10/9-11/89 - Saskatchewan, CA. Radisson Lake(with unbanded mate).
  • 1989-90 winter at ANWR.
  • 1990-91 winter at ANWR.
  • 9/22/91 - Saskatchewan, CA. Radisson Lake (with unbanded mate and YbY-Y).
  • 1991-92 winter at ANWR.
  • 1992-93 winter at ANWR.
  • 1993-94 winter at ANWR.
  • 1994-95 winter at ANWR.
  • 1995-96 winter at ANWR.
  • 9/28-10/29/96 - Saskatchewan, CA. 1.2 mi. north of Radisson with unbanded mate, chick, W-YbY, Y-BWsp, 6 unbanded adults and 1 juvenile).
  • 1996-97 winter at ANWR.
  • 1997-98 winter at ANWR, with unbanded mate.
  • 1998-99 winter at ANWR, with unbanded mate.
  • 1999-00 winter at ANWR, with unbanded mate and chick.