Cranes in the Best of the Web Directory


All About Birds: Whooping Crane

Identification guide, life history, and sound clips.

India may have lost Siberian Cranes for ever

Article from the Hindustani Times regretting that for the tenth consecutive year, the Siberian Crane has not returned to India.

International Crane Foundation

Foundation for the conservation of cranes worldwide. Includes species field guide, gallery, projects, forum, and details of their visitor center in Wisconsin, USA.

Monte Vista Crane Festival

Annual festival held when the migratory cranes return in March, in Colorado’s Valley of the Cranes. Describes the sandhill cranes and their courtship dance, and provides galleries of pictures.

North American Crane Working Group

Organization of professional biologists, and aviculturists concerned with the conservation of cranes and their habitats. Includes general and scientific information of the Sandhill and Whooping cranes.

USGS: Cranes: Their Biology, Husbandry, and Conservation

Presents pdf downloads of the book by chapters, plus awards, and editor credits.

USGS: The Cranes

Status survey and conservation action plan covering species worldwide.

Whooping Crane Conservation Association

Introduces their mission and provides migration routes, reports, newsletters, flock status, and advice on reporting a sighting.

Whooping Crane Eastern Partnership

Partnership working to bring back migratory whooping cranes to Eastern North America. Project details, getting involved, and what to do if you see a crane.

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