A whooping crane mother and her two chicks in Louisiana, 2016

A whooping crane mother and her two chicks in Louisiana, 2016

Detailed Description

Female whooping crane L6-12 and chicks LW1-16 and LW2-16, April 13, 2016. These are the first wild-hatched whooper chicks in Louisiana since 1939. Their parents, a four-year-old female and a three-year-old male, were raised at USGS’ Patuxent Wildlife Research Center in Maryland, where researchers work to rebuild free-flying populations of the bugle-voiced, endangered birds

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Image Dimensions: 784 x 490

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Location Taken: US