Sandhill Crane
Grus canadensis
 (L 46" WS 77" WT10.6 lbs)
Has a loud trumpeting call...can stay
aloft for hours with little wing flap-
ping while riding on thermals.
Lake Woodruff Nat'l
Wildlife Refuge
07Feb2012
Spring is coming. No Really. I have it
on the highest authority: dozens of
sandhill cranes circling high above.
(Ken Trainor, Oak Park Wednesday Journal,
12Mar2014)