Whooping Cranes present in Kansas


There were currently 5 Whooping Cranes (4 adults and 1 juvenile) at Quivira National Wildlife Refuge in Stafford County. The cranes were in the Big Salt Marsh at 7:45 am 29 October. This is the beginning of the primary migration period for Whooping Cranes in Kansas and a north wind could result in the birds heading south. Check their status at or call 620-486-2393.