to the Prairie
Crane Trust Nature
& Visitor Center
Nature & Visitor Center
In the Crane Trust Winter e-Newsletter, we touched on our partnership with researchers from Texas Tech University in order to deploy GPS tracking devices on four Lesser Sandhill Cranes (Grus canadensis canadensis). The cranes were fitted with the tracking devices while at their winter grounds in northwest Texas near Muleshoe National Wildlife Refuge.
The tracking devices on the Lesser Sandhill Cranes allow us to follow these four individuals on their entire spring migration, as they travel from their winter grounds in Texas, through the Central Flyway, all the way up north. We hope to see exactly where the cranes settle in Canada,…