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Huntsville & Decatur

Festival of the Cranes

January 14, 2017 to January 15, 2017 in Decatur , AL

Saturday, 6:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday 7 a.m.-5 p.m.


Sandhills and Whooping Cranes

Unless otherwise stated, photo provided by Festival of the Cranes
Video provided by George Lee

Festival of the Cranes at Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge. Over 14,000 Sandhill cranes along with several pairs of Whooping cranes, spend the winter at Wheeler NWR. Events include viewing the cranes up close, birding workshops and nature walks, kid's activities, sponsor booths, live raptors.