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Whooping Cranes

The Whooping Crane is the rarest crane species in the world. Found solely in North America, Whooping Cranes were on the brink of extinction in 1941, with only 15 birds remaining in the migratory population that travels from Canada to the coast of Texas. Today an innovative project conducted by Operation Migration and other members of the Whooping Crane Eastern Partnership is teaching young whooping cranes to migrate along the eastern flyway with the assistance of ultralight aircraft.

My Whooping Crane Art

Whooping Crane Conservation Links

Operation Migration

Ijams Nature Center

Whooping Crane Conservation Association

International Crane Foundation

Patuxent Research Wildlife Refuge

Aransas National Wildlife Refuge

Chassahowitzka National Wildlife Refuge

Necedah National Wildlife Refuge

Whooping Crane Eastern Partnership

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