Whooping Crane Chick

Image: Whooping Crane Chick

Detailed Description

This adolescent chick, hatched and raised at the USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, is one of ten whooping cranes being released in Louisiana in February 2011. It is a milestone for the state and for the birds, which have not lived in the state since the 1950s.


Image Dimensions: 1606 x 1930

Date Taken:

Location Taken: Laurel, MD, US