The Sandhill Cranes Are Back

I took the kids on a bird watching expedition this afternoon to see the sandhill cranes that migrate through here every year. I look forward to these birds every spring. Their call sounds almost prehistoric; I always imagine that a pterodactyl would sound similar.

I was a little late getting out this year, so we didn’t get to see as many as we have in previous years.

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There are a few more photos on my flickr stream if you are interested. I might go out again this weekend and see if I can catch a few more photos of them before they head north.

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Photo Moment: Sandhill Cranes

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One of my favorite signs of spring is the Sandhill Crane migration. Hundreds of them visit the fields near my house every March. I love watching them stretch their wings and fly from field to field. And I could sit and listen to their distinct voices for hours.

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If you are interested, you can see more of the photos on my flickr stream.