Updates from March, 2011

ARANSAS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE

The sixth aerial census of the 2010-11 whooping crane season

March 2nd, 2011 | Related Press

The sixth aerial census of the 2010-11 whooping crane season was conducted March 1, 2011 in a Cessna 210 piloted by Gary Ritchey of Air Transit Solutions, Castroville, Texas with USFWS observers Tom Stehn and Brad Strobel.  All portions of the crane range were covered […]

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VICTORIA ADVOCATE

Whoopers record largest numbers ever, despite the loss of four

March 2nd, 2011 | Related Press

The whooping cranes have made it through the winter though not without some possible mortalities. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services whooping crane coordinator Tom Stehn conducted the sixth aerial survey of the cranes on Tuesday, counting 257 birds in the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge. Stehn […]

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