Grassland Birds: Sandhill Cranes

Nov 11, 2013

Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis)
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The Sandhill Crane is a tall gray bird of open grasslands, meadows and wetlands. The most numerous crane species in the world, this bird congregates in huge numbers during migration between wintering grounds in the Southwest and its breeding grounds in Canada, Alaska and Eastern Asia.

This episode of Playa Country is part two of a four-part series on Grassland Birds. It originally aired on High Plains Public Radio on November 12, 2013.