So far about 6,000 cranes have been counted at the Jasper-Pulaski Fish and Wildlife Area.
The 10-year nesting site will remain undisturbed during construction, officials say.
Wildlife biologists banded 44 peregrine falcon chicks this year, compared to 38 last year.
A Martinsville company is expanding a program aimed to reduce the number of birds that die each year because of power lines.
242 million turkeys are expected to be raised this year in the United States. WTIU’s Sara Wittmeyer reports on a local source of the traditional bird.