71-16 Heading North

It appears that female Whooping Crane #71-16 is on her way north as well! We just received hits from her remote tracking device, which place currently her over Tennessee at an altitude of 1205 meters and heading north-northwest.

She spent the winter in Madison County, Florida very close to parent-reared juvenile #36-17. Hit’s received for this young crane earlier today have her still in Madison County.

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  1. Mollie Cook February 20, 2018 6:34 pm

    All this migration news is exciting & unexpected this early…..wow. Looking forward to more reports. Thanks Heather!

  2. Barbara February 20, 2018 2:53 pm

    This is so exciting. It’ll be fun to see where everyone winds up for their summer homes! Too bad everyone doesn’t have tracking devices. Thanks for the update.