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USFWS ‘Vision’ may end ultralight-led migration

Last year in a document outlining its “vision” for Whooping Crane conservation over the next five years, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recommended that the Whooping Crane Eastern Partnership (WCEP*) switch to exclusively using adult Whooping Cranes to lead younger birds … Continue reading

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Don’t shoot the Whooping Cranes Kentucky’s Sandhill Crane hunting season begins Dec. 12, 2015 and continues through Jan. 10, 2016, or until 400 Sandhill Cranes have been killed. Whooping Cranes may associate with Sandhill Cranes so caution must be used … Continue reading

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Reward offered in shooting of Whooping Crane in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana The crane was found just south of Zaunbrecher Road and north of Gueydan on November  2, 2014 with an apparent bullet wound to her upper left leg. The bird … Continue reading

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