Nearing Migration Time…

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It’s almost that time of year when Whooping cranes will begin heading south for the winter. If you spot one, please be sure to complete a public sighting report.

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  1. Cheryl Murphy October 17, 2018 4:54 pm Reply

    For sure! Always looking up and remembering.

  2. B. Donner October 13, 2018 2:04 am Reply

    it’s this time of year that I long to hear the trykes fire up and travel with Brooke et al as they take our precious cargo down to St. Marks. I miss those day’s so much. Heather I don’t know how you bear it. Thank you for all you continue to do on behalf of those magnifcent animals.

  3. Margaret Irvin, aka Tombstone Crane October 5, 2018 4:44 pm Reply

    I have moved the Whooping Crane Sighting Report to a special folder under my “Cranes” section so that I can access it quickly in case I should see any Whoopers in my part of south central Florida.
    I live near Lake Okeechobee, at the northern boundary of the Everglades. Occasionally, Whooping Cranes make their way this far south and even farther. It is one thing that I might be able to do, and if I can, I will. I hope others who live in an area where they could conceivably see Whoopers will make a similar effort, if they haven’t done it before. It is one way to help, and so many of us want to help!

    • Heather Ray October 6, 2018 6:40 am Reply

      Last winter, three Whoopers spent the winter in the Lake Okeechobee area 🙂

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