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Eastern whooping cranes head south; three wild chicks fledge in 2019

Endangered whooping cranes may be spotted along with migrating songbirds and waterfowl over Midwest states this fall as they move from nesting sites in Wisconsin to wintering sites south. This year, about 85 cranes in the eastern migratory population are making the journey, stopping in Indiana and other states as temperatures fall. News release_Fall 2019 EMP update