Nesting Diagram

Nesting Diagram

Nesting Diagram

After digging a body pit, females dig an egg cavity, alternating their rear flippers in the excavation.


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FWC Facts:
Whooping cranes mate for life, but they will take a new mate after the loss of the original. The pair will return to use and defend the same nesting and wintering territory year after year.

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