Back Next

Photo: WCEP

Why is #418 wearing a hood?

Feathers Not So Fit
Chick #418 had feather troubles. Two weeks before migration, his stubby, streaked primary feathers didn’t yet provide enough lift to fly. Did he fly south with his flockmates?

Chick #9 from hatch year 2001 could not migrate when her primary feathers were malformed. What was her fate?

Find answers in each crane's bio page on the Web.