Whooping CranesWhooping Cranes, Grus americana, parents and chick at Aransas National Wildlife Refuge, Gulf Coast, Texas. Birds winter at Aransas NWR then migrate to Wood Buffalo National Park in Canada for summer. In January 2012 there were 283 birds at Aransas. The chick is banded, with two bands on the right leg, and a radio tracking device on the left leg.License the digital imagePURCHASE PRINT FROM FINE ART AMERICAThis image is copyright and may not be used without specific authorization. Permission is explicitly denied for Pinterest.