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Annual Midwest Crane Count

birder thumbnailThank you for your interest in the Annual Midwest Crane Count!

To participate in Crane Count you first need to contact your County Coordinator to be assigned a site and receive additional instructions. 

Click here to view the listing of county coordinators. 

See "Counter Resources" below to download your data sheet, instructions for entering your data into eBird, and other useful links.

If you have further questions, contact the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Happy Counting!


Click here to enter your data into eBird

Did you see a Whooping Crane? Click here to view guidelines from Wisconsin eBird for reporting sensitive species, including Whooping Cranes.


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How many cranes do you see? See our "Counter Resources" for your Crane Count data sheet and instructions for entering your observations into eBird. Photo by Ted Thousand

Counter Resources 

The documents below are in PDF format and require Adobe Acrobat Reader.