Barry Jones

Quivira National Wildlife Refuge
8:00 pm
Thu November 14, 2013

Whooping Cranes in Kansas: Keep your distance

Whooping cranes walk in search of a meal at Quivira National Wildlife Refuge.
Credit Michael Pearce / The Wichita Eagle

Whooping cranes are rare.  In 1942, there were only 20.  Today there are 500, and some have been spotted at the Quivira National Wildlife Refuge in Stafford County according to The Wichita Eagle.  However, if you want to catch a glimpse of the tallest species of North American birds, keep your distance.

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