The February 16th trip to the Gainesville UofF "Beef Unit" revealed that the Whooping Crane was onsight.
This crane is 1.5 year old male no. 9-13. You can find more information about him at the following link: http://www.learner.org/jnorth/tm/crane/13/BandingCodes_1309.html
The number of migratory Whooping Cranes going all the way