7 spectacular photos of Sandhill Cranes in Nebraska

© 2017 Chris Augliera

Every year, nearly 600,000 Sandhill Cranes leave their wintering grounds spread throughout the southern United States and Mexico as they begin a journey to their nesting grounds as far north as Siberia. At the neck of their hourglass-shaped migration, spanning thousands of miles, the cranes reach the Big Bend Region of the Platte River in south-central Nebraska.

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