A Solitary Lesser Sandhill Crane with Wings Extended Flies Above the Lillian Annette Rowe Bird Sanctuary near Grand Island Nebraska...03/1975

Original Caption: A Solitary Lesser Sandhill Crane with Wings Extended Flies Above the Lillian Annette Rowe Bird Sanctuary near Grand Island Nebraska. It Is a Major Stopping Area for 250,000 of These Birds During Their Migration from the Gulf of Mexico to the Yukon Territory and Siberia. The Shallow and Marshy Habitat of the Platte River Is What Attracts the Birds. The Area Is Threatened by a U.S. Corps of Engineers Project That Would Dam and Dredge the River 03/1975

 

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-14752

 

Photographer: Duncan, Patricia D., 1932-

 

Subjects:

Grand Island (Hall county, Nebraska, United States) inhabited place

Environmental Protection Agency

Project DOCUMERICA

 

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