Tracking Old Friends – Continued 4

Slate, Olive, Indigo, and Crimson are all staging in Saskatchewan. For the past week or more they have been recovering from the migration from Texas into Canada and will soon be moving on into Siberia. It is no surprise when your migration is thousands of miles long that there…

Tracking Old Friends – Continued

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…

Sandhill Crane Counts – Week 8

Andrew Caven, Lead Biologist

Aerial surveys today show things winding down. We counted 54,000 birds mostly in the area of Rowe Sanctuary (relative error rate -13%, thus there may be more birds than counts demonstrate). The birds are now west of the Crane Trust. The viewing…