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NEBSandhillCranesPlatteRiver

Sandhill cranes, Grus canadensis, roosting for the night on the Platte River in Nebraska. There were between 30-50,000 birds present when I visited at the end of March. This is a small group of the total flock of individuals.

 

Image: GrrlScientist, 2008.

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Taken on March 29, 2008