Meet the Louisiana Whooping Crane Class of 2022

The 2022 nesting season for Louisiana’s Whooping Cranes was its most successful so far with eight of 15 chicks surviving to fledge. Four chicks fledged from marshes at the White Lake Wetlands Conservation Area – a population first and important milestone. Two of the fledglings at White Lake became Louisiana’s third set of generally rare Whooping Crane “twins,” with both siblings surviving. This year’s successes bring the population total up to 76 individuals as of September 2022.

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