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  • WCEP: November 9, 2003
    northwest Illinois Activities of 2001 cranes No 1 Along with No 7 and No 1 2002 is staging with large number of sandhills in northwest Indiana No 2 Roosted with large number of staging sandhills on the ice at Necedah NWR Along with Nos 5 4 02 5 02 9 02 and 18 02 No 5 Roosted with large number of staging sandhills on the ice at Necedah NWR Along with Nos 2 4 02 5 02 9 02 and 18 02 No 6 Remained with a staging flock of some 400 sandhill cranes in central Wisconsin No 7 Along with No 1 2001 and No 1 2002 is staging with large number of sandhills in northwest Indiana Activities of 2002 cranes No 1 Along with No 7 and No 1 2001 is staging with large number of sandhills in northwest Indiana No 2 Along with No 13 they are no longer associating with sandhills but have flown to southwest Indiana No 3 Migrating with with No 15 Landed in southwestern Illinois No 4 Roosted with large number of staging sandhills on the ice at Necedah NWR Along with Nos 2 01 5 01 5 9 and 18 No 5 Roosted with large number of staging sandhills on the ice at Necedah NWR Along with Nos 2 01 5 01 4 9 and 18 No 8 Roosted with large number of staging sandhills on the ice at Necedah NWR Along with Nos 11 12 16 and 17 No 9 Roosted with large number of staging sandhills on the ice at Necedah NWR Along with Nos 2 01 5 01 4 5 and 18 No 11 Roosted with large number of staging sandhills on the ice at Necedah NWR Along with Nos 8 12 16 and 17 No 12 Roosted with

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  • WCEP: October 26 - Nov. 1, 2003October 26 - Nov. 1, 2003
    If You See Whooping Cranes Visit us on our Social Media sites Facebook Flickr YouTube Twitter Whooping Cranes from the 2001 and 2002 Reintroductions 2003 Fall Activity November 17 Provided by the International Crane Foundation R P Urbanek L E A Fondow and C D Satyshur Three of the 20 whooping cranes from the reintroductions conducted in 2001 and 2002 have completed their southern migration to Florida Female cranes Nos

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  • WCEP: November 24, 2003
    Urbanek L E A Fondow and C D Satyshur Eleven whooping cranes are near the pensite at Chassahowitzka National Wildlife Refuge in Florida whooping crane no s 2 01 5 01 4 02 5 02 8 02 9 02 11 02 12 02 16 02 17 02 and 18 02 Five whooping cranes are in Florida but not at Chassahowitzka Refuge No s 2 02 and 13 02 Nos 3

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  • WCEP: April 9, 2003
    Crane Spring Migration April 9 2003 All of our whooping cranes are either in Wisconsin or migrating so their locations change rapidly As of this morning There are 5 birds from the 2001 Flock one arrived in Wisconsin in March and is foraging in wetlands and old cornfields two arrived back at Necedah NWR on April 1 one is migrating north with last year s flock He s presently in

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  • WCEP: Whooping Crane 2001 Cohort - 2002 Winter Update
    America here Home What We Do Who We Are Conservation in Action Get Involved Newsroom Technical Database What To Do If You See Whooping Cranes Visit us on our Social Media sites Facebook Flickr YouTube Twitter Archives Winter 2002 Weekly Updates on Whooping Crane Activity in Florida Photo courtesy of Operation Migration Inc Jan 4 10 2002 Jan 11 17 2002 Jan 18 24 2002 Feb 1 7 2002 Feb

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  • WCEP:Status Report on the First Cohort of Migratory Whooping
    migration as a single flock on April 9 and flew to Wilcox County in southcentral Georgia After being grounded for 2 days with rain they made a short flight to Henry County Georgia on April 12 After another day of rain they resumed migration on April 14 During that day s flight over northern Georgia a female no 7 separated from the other four birds She eventually landed in McMinn County in southeastern Tennessee The main group of four whooping cranes proceeded to Fentress County northeastern Tennessee The group of four flew on 4 of 5 more days with stops in Johnson County Indiana Cook County Chicago Metro Area Illinois and Dodge County Wisconsin before landing at at Necedah NWR on April 19 The entire migration took the group 11 days of which 7 were flight days The route was roughly direct distance covered per flight day varied from 93 to 238 miles Meanwhile through April 18 crane no 7 stopped in Kentucky exact location unknown and Jasper County Indiana before landing in Rock County Wisconsin She remained at that location until April 30 and then flew to Crawford County in Wisconsin From there she then flew to Necedah NWR in Juneau County on May 3 Spring Wandering After finishing their migration in Wisconsin the whooping cranes like previously released experimental sandhill cranes led on fall migration by ultralight aircraft moved around to various locations in Wisconsin They generally moved south and east of Necedah NWR during spring 2002 After their return and one night of roosting on Necedah all of the cranes left the following day The group of four nos 1 2 5 and 6 moved to several sites south and southeast spending the most time south in southern Juneau County and Jefferson Counties No 6 separated from

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  • Whooping Crane Eastern Partnership - Home Page
    the risk of having all of the wild whooping cranes using one wintering and breeding location With the cranes concentrated in one area the population could be wiped out by disease natural disaster or human impacts Whooping crane survival depends on additional separated populations The International Whooping Crane Recovery Team and an extensive group of federal state and private partners called the Whooping Crane Eastern Partnership is reintroducing a second migratory flock of whooping cranes into the eastern United States This flock is expected to nest in central Wisconsin after release at the Necedah National Wildlife Refuge and they will migrate to Chassahowitzka National Wildlife Refuge in Florida The Class of 2002 Whoopers in the Eastern U S A total of seventeen whooping crane chicks were shipped this month from their hatching place at the USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center in Maryland to the Necedah National Wildlife Refuge in central Wisconsin These new chicks represent the Class of 2002 whooping cranes who will learn to fly at the refuge following an ultralight aircraft Although seven of these chicks are slightly older than the others and arrived at the refuge two weeks earlier trainers hope to have all seventeen birds flying together for their aircraft led migration south this autumn Meanwhile costumed pilots and handlers intend to divide the birds into three groups based on age The groups will be raised and trained at different sites on the refuge to help ensure successful social development of all of the chicks The demand for accommodations at the refuge is high due to the age difference among this year s chicks Refuge staff met this demand by constructing a new additional site for use this summer With a large inundated roosting area project staff expect this site to be a success and consider

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  • Whooping Crane Eastern Partnership - Home Page
    again to a state Wildlife Area The locals said that they seemed to roost during the evening along a wetland stream area and during daytime they foraged in waste cornfields on private lands They may have moved from their previous location due to increased farming activity I noticed all the cornfields were being plowed May 15 was a clear sunny perfect day to be in the field all 4 radio transmitters emitted signals and I found the cranes foraging on a hillside full of waste corn with knee high stalks and weeds presumably not disced last fall to prevent erosion The field overlooked some unplowed corn fields a couple of ponds a stream and a small 9 hole golf course I could not have obtained a visual on the whooping cranes yesterday nor could we have learned details of habitat they are using were it not for the proprieters of a small golf course who offered me access to nearby private property These folks and many others in the area already knew they had very special whooping cranes in their community They were excited about it and they were receptive to my cautionary comments about protecting the cranes privacy to

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