Whooping Cranes Head for Home

Friends of the Wild Whoopers just got the news that three wild whooping cranes have already begun migrating back north from Aransas, Texas. It’s a bit early but not unheard of. Hope they don’t get too far north because of the below zero temps.

Whooping cranes spotted at Cheyenne Bottoms
POSTED February 28, 2014 4:22 p.m.

Three whooping cranes were spotted at Cheyenne Bottoms on Friday. They were flying among sandhill cranes.

Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Educator Pam Martin said that whooping cranes don’t tend to stay around Cheyenne Bottoms very long in the spring.