Fun Friday: Fun in the Cornfield

As I’m wrapping up my wonderful time on Nebraska’s Platte River, I’ll close out the week featuring one of the Sandhill Cranes (Grus canadensis) I found playing in a nearby cornfield. Sandhill cranes migrating northward from their wintering grounds along our southern border, often show a lot of interesting behavior as they spend a few […]

Posted in Blog | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Platte River Cranes

Yesterday’s post featured our encounter with a lone Whooping Crane (Grus americanus). I also took a short video of the whooper, as it rested on the Platte River with thousands of Sandhill Cranes (Grus canadensis). The video was taken pre-dawn, so the electronic noise is evident in the quality. But that’s fine with me … […]

Posted in Blog | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,