Date: 10/31/17 7:20 am From: Barry Jones <barjones78...> Subject: Quivira Whooping Cranes, multiple, 31 Oct 2017
Three separate groups of Whooping Cranes this morning at Quivira, totaling 9 (7:2), all present at 8:30 am:
Two adults, 1 juvenile (2:1) southeast interior corner of the Wildlife Drive
Two adults, 1 juvenile (2:1), southwest interior of Wildlife Drive
Three adults (3:0), southwest corner of Big Salt Marsh (best seen from Scenic Overlook along NE 140th)
Goose and Sandhill Crane numbers (estimated 60,000 and 30,000, respectively) have really risen just in the last few days.