Heading South

Parent-Reared Whooping crane #26-17 (F) is migrating south! 

We believe she is traveling with 4-14 (Peanut) and 11-15 but cannot confirm. Why do we think this?

Firstly, n the past two weeks she was seen on a number of occasions associating with these two males at her release location in Marquette County, WI. 

Secondly, the location her GSM remote tracking device placed her late yesterday is a known stopover for #11-15 during his north-south travels.

The young female Whooping crane traveled approximately 170 miles yesterday.

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5 Comments

  1. Cheryl Murphy November 8, 2017 8:57 am Reply

    I hope they are traveling together and wish and hope for a safe migration. Fair winds sweet birds. We are all pulling for you to arrive safely.

  2. Ginger G. November 8, 2017 7:32 am Reply

    Oh how exciting! 170 miles?! She is strong and has been smart about who she chose to travel with. Survival of the fittest #26-17 and you are off to a fantastic start. Waiting anxiously in the south for your arrival.

  3. Vannie zych November 7, 2017 10:44 am Reply

    This is so excited news thay are on there way to st marsh hope thay all have a safe trail

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  4. Barb November 7, 2017 9:29 am Reply

    Whoopie for this wonderful Whopper!!! She has chosen her traveling companions well. Could this be the start of a life long relationship?? Exciting times. Thanks for the pictures and updates.

  5. Jean P. aka CrabtowneMd November 7, 2017 7:58 am Reply

    WHOOP ! Whoop ! and it appears migration for the EMP has begun. Looking forward to more maps with red dots and hopefully photos from local craniacs. TY for posting the good news 🙂

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