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Below is the most recent update for the Eastern Migratory Population of Whooping Cranes. In the last month, Whooping Cranes have returned to Wisconsin, and some have started nesting! A… Continue reading Whooping Crane Eastern Population Update April 2022
A bill is currently under consideration in the Wisconsin State Assembly to create a hunting season for Sandhill Cranes in Wisconsin.
Migration is defined as the seasonal movement of animals from one region to another, and for our eastern population of Whooping Cranes, their migration typically occurs between late February and April.
In the last month, most Whooping Cranes have stayed on their wintering grounds, while some have started to head back north.
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The wetlands of Rukiga District in southwest Uganda are home to Uganda’s national bird, the Grey Crowned Crane. They are vital to local communities, which rely on the wetlands for their food, water and livelihoods. But increasing human activity is putting pressure on the wetlands and their cranes.
In the last month, most Whooping Cranes in the Eastern Migratory Population have stayed on their wintering grounds, and some have even moved further south!
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Illegal shootings are a major threat to the survival of Endangered Whooping Cranes.