Whooping Crane Chick L7-10

Image: Whooping Crane Chick L7-10

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: 2123 x 2651

Date Taken:

Location Taken: Laurel, MD, US