Whooping Crane record broken in Texas

Texas is the winter home of the only self-sustaining wild population of Whooping Cranes Grus americana in the world and this winter record numbers have completed their migration and returned to the southern state.

Whooping Cranes have been on the endangered species list since 1970, when only 56 birds survived in the wild in the world. These birds nested in Canada and migrated south to spend the winter in Texas.

read more at Birdlife

Updated: February 17, 2012 — 7:38 pm

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *