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Cranes On The Plains

Our Nest Quest Go! project has been busy converting old paper nest record cards into useable data, and this month the cranes were completed. This dataset added 544 Sandhill Crane and 8 endangered Whooping Crane nest records to our database. Most of the crane data were collected by the “Father of Cranes” Larry Walkinshaw, a remarkable citizen scientist whose fascinating story you can read here.

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Cornell Lab of Ornithology