Among the many interesting activities I was involved in during my experience with ICF, traveling to Horicon National Wildlife Refuge to examine a Direct Autumn Release Whooping Cane chick was a highlight.
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Those of us who work directly with the cranes at ICF often are asked how the birds deal with the cold of Wisconsin winters. This year we have had more questions on how the cranes deal with the abnormally high temperatures Wisconsin endured this summer.Read more..
Our scorecard: week one: 1 bird, week two: 10 birds! ICF’s Director of Veterinary Services Dr. Barry Hartup returned earlier this month from a two-week field visit to Aransas National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in Texas to capture and band Whooping Cranes. The researchers successfully banded 11 birds as part of a study to learn more about the movements and health of the western Whooping Crane population.Read more..