All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

I spotted these <strong>Sandhill Cranes</strong> (<em>Grus canadensis</em>) migrating in a "V" when I was teaching an outdoor class at the end of September 2006. Often they can be heard before they are seen, but I didn't hear these. The Sandhill Cranes...
I spotted these Sandhill Cranes (Grus canadensis) migrating in a "V" when I was teaching an outdoor class at the end of September 2006. Often they can be heard before they are seen, but I didn't hear these. The Sandhill Cranes stop over at the wetlands along the Hiwassee River in southeast Tennessee. These birds fly south in the fall from their homes in the northern states to be able to find food throughout the winter.

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