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Sandhill Crane Survey 1968-2006

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The table and graph show the number of Sandhill Cranes within the Hiwassee Wildlife Refuge, Chickamauga Wildlife Management Area, and surrounding environs, in the period 1968-2006 (graph through 2003). The crane population substantially started to increase beginning in 1994 (Ken Dubke, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, David Aborn).

YEAR19681969197019711972-19861987198819891990199119921993
Sandhill Crane204405072No Data282827497500600645

 

YEAR1994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006
Sandhill Crane4,5204,3034,3014,6336,5659,38311,0539,3509,96214,00013,00013,54114,400

 

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Graph by David Aborn


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