Nature Through My Lens

Sandhill Cranes

Sandhills on Alert


Two of a trio of Sandhill Cranes have their attention drawn by something across the pond.

All Fluffed Up


I think this Sandhill Crane must have had a chill.  Can’t think why else it was fluffed up like this!



A Sandhill Crane

Wing to Wing


A resident family of Sandhill Cranes at Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary, take a morning flight around their domain.  One of them is this years Colt, as their young are called!

Sandhill Cranes

Continuing on our trip through Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary, we came across these Sandhill Cranes. We’ve seen them in the zoo many times, and in the wild in huge noisy flocks, but this is the first up close encounter with them in the wild. They are in the Sanctuary but are still wild. A great sighting