Whooping Cranes

They ARE Whoopers!

December 31, 2007 clifftop CliffNotes

Whooping Crane, T. Rollins

Dimly seen through a dreamlike fog and mist, the six huge birds are unmistakably, absolutely, incontrovertibly¬† juvenile Whooping Cranes:¬† five-foot tall, white-splotched-with-brown, black-tipped-winged wonders and the rarest bird species in North America. What are they doing in Monroe County?¬† That, is, besides wading and eating the occasional frog or bite of corn as they slowly […]

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