to the Prairie
Crane Trust Nature
& Visitor Center
Nature & Visitor Center
It has been a long migration for the cranes we are tracking, but they still have most of the journey left to go. Our four sandhill cranes will be traveling all the way into Siberia to nest, and so their total flight path is over 7,000 miles in some cases. This past week has seen a good flurry of activity from the cranes, and even Olive has left the United States.
Slate was the first to reach the staging grounds in Saskatchewan, reaching the area on April 1st. This crane took a unique route after leaving Nebraska by traveling through Montana…