Whooping Cranes and the Seasons
The Annual Cycle of the Whooping Crane

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Crane family catching blue crabs on the Texas wintering grounds.
Crane family on the wintering grounds
Image: Laura Erickson
January
Image: Sue Kersey
February
Image: Laura Erickson
March
Crane family takes off in flight Nesting pair in Wood Buffalo National Park, Canada Whooping crane parent and chick
Image: Klaus Nigge
April
Image: Klaus Nigge
May
Image: Vickie Henderson
June
Crane chick with both down and new feathers           Whooping crane adult and plumaged chick Whooping crane chick training with ultralight plane
Image: Jen Stewart
July
Image: Klaus Nigge
August
Image: Doug Pellerin
September
Ultralight airplane leading young Whooping Cranes on migration Whooping crane family with twins Juvenile crane plays with seaweed on the wintering grounds
Image: Operation Migration
October
Image: Diane Loyd
November
Image: Diane Loyd
December

 

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