Monthly Archives: March 2015

Krapu et al 2014 |Spring Migration Ecology of the Nid-continent Sandhill Crane Population | Wildlife Monographs 2014

[Krapu et al 2014] This article is a U.S. Government work and is in the public domain in the USA. DOI: 10.1002/wmon.1013 Continue reading

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Sandhill Crane Migration Powers Nebraska Uplift

Paul Gruchow: “… the primeval sound rushed in, halfway between a croak and a song, the music of dry bones rattling. It surged and fell in a regular rhythm, like waves of water washing against a shore. . . . The sound of the sandhill cranes is like the roaring of the sea in a conch shell; when you have finally heard it, you recognize that you have always known it. It is like the cry of a loon or the howling of wolves or the warning rattle of a snake, an article in the universal language.” Continue reading

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Rowe Sanctuary’s Crane Cam on the North Platte River

The Lillian Annette Rowe Sanctuary was established in 1974 by the National Audubon Society. Audubon’s vision is to protect and increase essential habitat for cranes, least terns and piping plovers on the Platte River. Continue reading

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