Gallery: Endangered whooping cranes return to Alabama winter grounds Operation Migration now only tracks the birds from the ground.
Back from the brink of extinction, some of the still-endangered cranes make their winter home in Alabama.
Two endangered whooping cranes come in for a landing at Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge in Decatur, Alabama. Lee McElvaine, special for.
The Aransas-Wood Buffalo population (AWBP) of whooping cranes is .. Ongoing wintering ground research efforts .. 7 in Tennessee, 17 in Alabama, 3 in Georgia, 14 in Florida, 4 at unknown locations, 1 not Page
The Whooping cranes had a record production year in . the previous high of four sets that occurred way back in ,” said Stehn. .. Weather-related delays kept the cranes and ultralights grounded in locations in was Florida (46) , Louisiana (1), South Carolina (3), Alabama (1), Tennessee (4).
Day 29, October After 13 days grounded by headwinds or rain, the Class of got the Day 49, November They flew 58 miles to Chilton County, AL.