Heading North!

Brooke reports the two male Whooping cranes, which wintered at St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge lifted off at 12:15 pm and after thermalling to gain altitude, were last seen heading north.

They are cranes 5-12 and 30-16. (aka Henry and Johnny)

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  1. Elsie Sealander March 24, 2018 1:40 pm

    Safe Journey !

  2. Sue McCurdy March 23, 2018 10:21 pm

    Henry and Johnny, we would love to have you winter at Paynes Prairie in Gainesville, FL this fall.

  3. Barbara March 23, 2018 6:53 pm

    It’ll be fun to see where they decide to call home this summer. Happy flight and calm skies, dear boys.

  4. Nena Cook March 23, 2018 2:42 pm

    so where are they headed, Wisc ? we don’t get whoopers here in NE WA only Sand hill in Central Wa

    • Heather Ray March 24, 2018 8:23 am

      Both call White River Marsh SWA in Green Lake County, WI their summer home.