A Lonely Sandhill Crane Found a Mate

I was following this lonely Crane for a few weeks in the spring hoping that eventually he will find a mate. I remember how he performed a short courtship dance spreading his wings in the marsh among ibises and avocets but there wasn’t a mate around to admire his dance. Here is the link to […]

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Sand Hill Crane is Heading Toward the Marsh

Every time I am at Bear River I hope that with a pinch of luck my trip would be worthwhile and I see a bird I have never seen before or meet again a Short-eared Owl or a Coyote. Seeing a Sandhill Crane and following him to the marsh was like a dream that came […]

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A Lonely Sandhill Crane

I met this Sandhill Crane a few times before and he was always alone. I was hoping that the Crane’s mate was somewhere close building her nest but right now I am not sure that this Crane has a mate. The Crane landed at the place that is not his usual habitat. He even performed […]

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Sandhill Cranes at Bear River

That particular morning in August at Bear river was full of surprises. First I was thrilled to see two Sandhill Cranes that is a very rare occurrence then later I spotted a flock of Turkey Vultures.    

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Sandhill Cranes are Back!

If you heard once a song of a Sandhill Crane you would remember it for the rest of your life. It’s loud! Here he is singing his song.     Soon the Sandhill cranes will start a courtship with their wonderful dances.       At the end the Sandhill Cranes walked together. A beautiful […]

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