During the summer, whooping cranes live in the Wood Buffalo National Park. Once summer is over, whooping cranes migrate to the Arkansas National Wildlife Refuge. A small population also lives year-round on the Kissimmee ... More »

According to the National Wildlife Federation, whooping cranes have an omnivore's diet that includes crustaceans, small fish, insects, amphibians, reptiles, grains, marsh plants and acorns. They live in locations with si... More »

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A baby crane is called a chick. A chick grows about 1 inch per day and reaches 5 feet in height by the age of 3 months. While it is growing, a chick may gain 1 pound for each pound of food it eats. More »

There are 15 different species of cranes, says the International Crane Foundation. Cranes are found all over the world except in South America and Antarctica. They prefer to live in wetlands. Areas with open water and we... More »

Birds that migrate south include Canada geese, Baltimore orioles, indigo buntings, cliff swallows and sandhill cranes. Canada geese are famous for their V-shaped formations as they fly south for the winter from the north... More »

Some cranes eat tubers, roots, small crustaceans and insects. Other cranes eat grasses, grains, berries and acorns. Yet other types of cranes eat snakes, other reptiles and even other birds. What a crane prefers to eat d... More »

A list of aquatic birds includes penguins, auks, puffins, ducks, geese, swans, loons, grebes, herons, egrets, cormorants, phalaropes, plovers, avocets, curlews, godwits, ruddy turnstones, yellowlegs, redshanks, sanderlin... More »