One Whooping Crane survives storm

In one of the sadder wildlife stories of the new year, a flock of whooping cranes that passed through Tennessee en route to wintering grounds in Florida were all but wiped out in a fierce storm. Only one of 18 birds on the Chassahowitzka National Wildlife Refuge survived.

Details and updates can be found at Operation Migration.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: