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The Eastern Migratory Population

Table 1. Whooping Cranes Produced by Captive Population
Table 2. Whooping Cranes Produced by Reintroduced Population

Whooping cranes produced by captive population
Sire/Dam 2001 Cranes 2002 Cranes 2003 Cranes 2004 Cranes 2005 CRANES 2006
Cranes
2007
Cranes
2008 CRANES
1114/1119 101a 203 204 212   405        
1147/1142 102 105 211 216 305 318          
1133/1135   201 205 302 307 401 417 505 506  

,

 
303 312 403 418
202 209 306 313 408 420
1162/1167 106       501 509      
1127/1154 107 213 215 311 402 412 508 605 733 803 824
606
615
1144/1136   208 217 304 316 407 502      
415 503
309 317 416 507
1128/1101   214 218            
1175/1188     301 310          
1130/1292       414 522 523      
1128/1263       419b 526 527D   746D  
1560/1135

 

 
      510 524      
512
519 532D
1041/1197         511 601 612    
607 626D
1182/1098         514 520 628D 737D  
1189/1195         516c 521c 613c    
1128/1140         528D 533D      
1144/1119           610    
1674/1679           602 717 805
1216/1202  

 

 
      604 619 703 739D 813 827
722
614 22 724 828
1164/1165           608 623 707 826
1254/1156         515 611 727 742D 814
1237/1261           618d 620d 712g 740Dg  
713g
1182/1219           627d    
1138/1322           632d    
1248/1241             706e  
1476/1288             709  
1147/1119             710f  
714f
726
1420/1168             716  
1560/1164             721h  
1128or1441/1535             744  
1422/1366             735  
1267or1386/1261               819 829
              830  
1165or1130/1292               804  
1713/1708               810 811
1100/1197               812
1182/1101               818

Strikethrough text indicates deceased bird
Unprecedented mortality of 2006 cranes was a result of severe Florida storm event in February, 2007

a) Sire is either 1114 or 1144
b) Sire is either 1128 or 1100
c) Sire is either 1189 or 1190
d) Sire is either 1237 or 1386
e) Sire is either 1248 or 1256
f) Sire is either 1147 or 1114
g) Sire is either 1237, 1386, or 1267
h) Sire is either 1560 or 1165

D = DAR (Direct Autumn Release)

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Offspring Produced by Reintroduced Whooping Cranes

SIRE/DAM 2006 2007 2008
211 / 217 W601   806
213 / 218 602 717 805
313 / 318     810 811

W = Wild hatched & raised chick


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