‘Crane Diplomacy’ And Protecting The World’s Largest Crane

Indian women work in a field as Sarus cranes look for food on the outskirts of Lucknow, India, Monday, July, 17, 2017.
Indian women work in a field as Sarus cranes look for food on the outskirts of Lucknow, India, Monday, July, 17, 2017. AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh
Indian women work in a field as Sarus cranes look for food on the outskirts of Lucknow, India, Monday, July, 17, 2017.
Indian women work in a field as Sarus cranes look for food on the outskirts of Lucknow, India, Monday, July, 17, 2017. AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh

‘Crane Diplomacy’ And Protecting The World’s Largest Crane

The Sarus crane of Southeast Asia is the world’s tallest flying bird. George Archibald, co-founder of the International Crane Foundation just came back from Thailand . There, the ICF has worked with colleagues on preserving this magnificent bird since 1983. He’ll update us on the effort. Archibald is author of the book My Life With Cranes. He’s in Chicago to deliver the keynote address at the Chicago Audubon Conference “Birding America XII.