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Whooping Crane Grus americana Scientific name definitions

Richard P. Urbanek and James C. Lewis
Version: 1.0 — Published March 4, 2020
Text last updated January 15, 2015

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Figure 1. Distribution of the Whooping Crane in 2014. - Range Map
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Figure 1. Distribution of the Whooping Crane in 2014.

Distribution of the Whooping Crane in 2014. Populations shown are Aransas/Wood Buffalo population (AWP), Louisiana population (LP), Eastern Migratory population (EMP), and Florida (FP). Formerly this species was more widespread in the prairie wetlands of the northcentral United States and southern Canada (see text).

Recommended Citation

Urbanek, R. P. and J. C. Lewis (2020). Whooping Crane (Grus americana), version 1.0. In Birds of the World (A. F. Poole, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.whocra.01