Whooping Crane (Grus americana)

Order: Gruiformes
Family: Gruidae
Genus: Grus
Species: americana (a-mer-ih-KAY-na) (Info)

Regional

This bird has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Trenton, Florida
Crothersville, Indiana
Benton, Kentucky
Doniphan, Nebraska
Corpus Christi, Texas

Members' Notes:

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Positive

On Jul 17, 2009, KSBaptisia from Beatrice, NE (Zone 5b) wrote:

Used to see them (during the migration) occasionally when I lived near the central Platte River in Nebraska. A truly spectacular bird.

Positive

On Aug 16, 2009, Bairie from Corpus Christi, TX (Zone 10a) wrote:

They are beautiful, aren't they? This is their home; they nest near here in the Welder Wildlife Refuge.