Fish and Wildlife Research Institute


Whooping Crane

Learn how biologists have joined other agencies to re-introduce whooping cranes in Florida. Report whooping crane sightings.

Florida's Whooping Cranes

Fish and Wildlife Research Institute biologists are partners in two multi-agency efforts to re-establish whooping cranes to the eastern United States.

Have You Seen a Whooping Crane?

Find out how to report sightings of whooping cranes in Florida.

Whooping Crane FAQ

Do you have questions about whooping cranes? Read the whooping crane FAQ for answers.

Whooping Crane Links

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View photos of young and adult whooping cranes.

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