|Day 54 - Georgia
||Crossing the final ridges in Georgia.
|Whooping crane #418 -
||Crane #418 spends time at the Hiwassee State Wildlife
Refuge in Meigs Co., TN in the company of six former ultralight-guided
|Day 33 - '03 Migration
||See how the cranes alleviate boredom.
|Day 19 - '03
||Exercise day in Morgan county, IN.
|Day 12 - '03 Migration
||(1802 kb) Lift-off from Kankakee county, IL. October
||(1153 kb) Two chicks hunt down a Garter snake.
||On an early fall training flight at Necedah, one crane
apparently broke away from the long line trailing Brooke. Joe caught
up with the bird and quickly realized it was the female, #203, which
had recently been retrieved from South Dakota and released at the Necedah
||(4.29mb-worth the wait) Some of the returning yearlings
celebrate chasing off a goose, during their stay in Indiana in the
spring of '03
|A Whooper is Born!
||(817kb) Watch as a new chick emerges from its egg
|Learning to eat
||(139kb) The puppet teaches to new chick to eat
|Learning to be a Whooping crane
||(782kb) Each new chick is housed next to an adult
|Early aircraft conditioning
||(1396kb) Chicks learn to follow the trike during
|2001 Migration is underway!
||(224kb) Follow along on a flight over Indiana
|From the wingtip camera
||(685kb) Crane #6 in the lead position
||(156kb) The cranes take a refreshing dip after a long