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Sandhill Crane

Posted by geopix on March 18, 2015 at 8:30 am
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This Sandhill Crane and her mate have been a visitors to my yard over the past few years. Recently her mate has been all alone in the backyard. I went in search of the nest and found it in a marsh across the street from my house. I could not believe how big the eggs are. I am thinking we will have some colts in the near future! Taken with a Nikon D7100 with a Nikon 80-400 mm lens.

  • birdwatchingdaily

    Thanks for sharing this photo. Please tell us on which date and in what year you took the picture.

    • geopix

      This was taken March 16, 2015. Still waiting for the eggs to hatch!

    • geopix

      This photo was taken today. One egg hatched and the other has not yet…