Saturday, November 26, 2005

Whooping Crane Spending 2nd Winter Lost



"HARLINGEN, Texas -- Wildlife biologists believe a whooping crane that got separated from its parents while learning to migrate is spending a second winter lost and in the company of friendly sandhill cranes. A bird watcher last week spotted the whooper near Hargill, about 110 miles south of the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge where the world's only naturally migrating flock of whooping cranes winters each year."

Link: Full Article from the Washington Post

Whooping Crane image © 2005 Michael McDowell

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