Parent Reared Crane Returns to White River Marsh!

Volunteer tracker, Doug Pellerin was able to confirm the presence of Parent Reared Whooping crane number 30-16 at White River Marsh yesterday afternoon!

So this young crane did indeed return from southern Georgia with the pair consisting of 3-14 (F) and 4-12 (M) – FANTASTIC news!

Number 30-16 was the only parent reared colt to be ‘adopted’ by alloparent whooping cranes last fall. Photo: D. Pellerin

Why not Give A WHOOP! to celebrate his return!? 

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  1. Mindy March 24, 2017 11:57 am

    So glad to hear that he is safe!

  2. Marje Lloyd March 24, 2017 10:37 am

    That is wonderful news, warms my heart.

  3. Dora Giles March 24, 2017 9:50 am

    Thank you for keeping us updated on the cranes. Great news to know that hey are returning to WRM. Hopefully we will have a nesting pair or 2 this year.


  4. Mollie Cook March 24, 2017 9:23 am

    Woo hoo……..great news!!! RC rocks & so does OM. Thanks Doug for locating 30-16.