|Adult and juvenile- Click to enlarge|
"Two whooping cranes took a “lay-over” less than a mile north of Neosho this early morning with Canada geese for traveling companions. An adult and its young foraged along the crop field north of Neosho with little care to truck traffic on the highway or geese and crows sharing the field."As usual, Bob Korpella of our latest Master Naturalist class has beaten me to this story. Read more at his Freshare.net.
For a story on efforts to raise and breed whooping cranes, see smithsonianmag.com.