Whooping Cranes in North America:

The Flight of the Whooping Crane:
 
(Source:  the Nebraska Game & Parks Commission)
Canada in spring
 
Photo by L. Scott
Source:
The Magnificent Whooping Crane
home page of Alberta, Canada
 
 

 
Aransas NWR in winter
 
Photo by George Gongora
Source:
Corpus Christi Caller-Times
(copyrighted)
 
Below: Whooper family overwintering at Aransas National Wildlife Refuge. Note the brighter color bands on the chick's legs. 

 

Below: A rare occurrence ... a two-chick family! 
 
Photos by Bill Beasley, February 1985
Map Source: Aransas Nat'l Wildlife Refuge
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