Richard Urbanek, ICF/FWS Project
Urbanek assigns the banding codes and tracks the Eastern flock
cranes all year round. Richard and Marianne Wellington are co-chairs
the DAR project.
Zimorski, aviculturalist with International
Crane Foundation (ICF). Sara helps watch over the
chicks during their first winter in Florida. Sara
and Richard are co-chairs of the tracking team.
Szyszkoski is Tracking Field Manager with the International
Crane Foundation (ICF). Using a tracking vehicle and radio
telemetry, Eva helps track migrations
for Whooping cranes in the Eastern flock.
is a tracking intern for the International
Crane Foundation (ICF).
He uses radio
telemetry to track Whooping cranes in Florida, Wisconsin,
and everywhere in between.
Wellington, chick-rearing specialist at ICF.
Marianne, along with Richard Urbanek, is in charge of
raising the chicks in the direct autumn release (DAR) group.
She will also help supervise the new cranes at their
home in Florida after they follow wild cranes there for
their first winter.
Barry Hartup, Veterinarian with International
Crane Foundation and Health Team Leader for WCEP.
He and his team keep the birds healthy.
Clauss, Robert Doyle, and Barb Clauss— crane trainers/handlers
at Patuxent WRC. They help at Necedah, too, and at points along