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Sandhill Cranes

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"Sandhill Cranes are primarily birds of open fresh water wetlands, but the different subspecies utilize habitats that range from bogs, sedge meadows, and fens to open grasslands, pine savannas, and cultivated lands. Sandhill Cranes occur at their highest breeding density in habitats that contain open sedge meadows in wetlands that are adjacent to short vegetation in uplands. Mated pairs of cranes, including Sandhill Cranes, engage in unison calling, which is a complex and extended series of coordinated calls. While calling, cranes stand in an upright posture, usually with their heads thrown back and beaks skyward during the display. In Sandhill Cranes the female initiates the display and utters two, higher-pitched calls for each male call. While calling, the female raises her beak about 45 degrees above the horizontal while the male raises his bill to a vertical position. All cranes engage in dancing, which includes various behaviors such as bowing, jumping, running, stick or grass tossing, as well as wing flapping. Though it is commonly associated with courtship, dancing can occur at any age and season. Dancing is generally believed to be a normal part of motor development for cranes and thwarts aggression, relieves tension, and strengthens the pair bond. Nests of all Sandhill Cranes are usually low mounds built out of dominant vegetation in the nesting area. Typically nests are located in wetlands, but Sandhill Cranes will sometimes nest in uplands, especially in Cuba. Females usually lay two eggs and incubation (by both sexes) lasts 29-32 days. The male takes the primary role in defending the nest against possible danger. Chicks fledge (first flight) at 67-75 days." (from the http://www.savingcranes.org)

Jack R Perry - Sandhill Sunrise
 

Sandhill Sunrise by Jack R Perry

Jack R Perry - Free Flight
 

Free Flight by Jack R Perry

Jack R Perry - Final Approach
 

Final Approach by Jack R Perry

Jack R Perry - Full Moon
 

Full Moon by Jack R Perry

Jack R Perry - Last Light
 

Last Light by Jack R Perry

Jack R Perry - Roosting Time
 

Roosting Time by Jack R Perry

Jack R Perry - Sunset Extreme
 

Sunset Extreme by Jack R Perry

Jack R Perry - Lunch Time
 

Lunch Time by Jack R Perry

Jack R Perry - Lets Roll
 

Lets Roll by Jack R Perry

Jack R Perry - Follow Me
 

Follow Me by Jack R Perry

Jack R Perry - Pretty Lady
 

Pretty Lady by Jack R Perry

Jack R Perry - Dinner Anyone
 

Dinner Anyone by Jack R Perry

Jack R Perry - Stand Tall
 

Stand Tall by Jack R Perry

Jack R Perry - I See a Frog
 

I See a Frog by Jack R Perry

Jack R Perry - Walk This Way
 

Walk This Way by Jack R Perry

Jack R Perry - Dynamic Duo
 

Dynamic Duo by Jack R Perry

Jack R Perry - Dancing Sandhills
 

Dancing Sandhills by Jack R Perry

Jack R Perry - Up and Away
 

Up and Away by Jack R Perry

Jack R Perry - Morning Mist
 

Morning Mist by Jack R Perry

Jack R Perry - Pretty Lady
 

Pretty Lady by Jack R Perry

Jack R Perry - Return to Roost
 

Return to Roost by Jack R Perry

Jack R Perry - Get in Sync
 

Get in Sync by Jack R Perry

Jack R Perry - Kissing Sandhills
 

Kissing Sandhills by Jack R Perry

Jack R Perry - Check Out that Chick
 

Check Out that Chick by Jack R Perry

Jack R Perry - Landing
 

Landing by Jack R Perry

Jack R Perry - Ladies Day
 

Ladies Day by Jack R Perry

Jack R Perry - Eventing Stroll
 

Eventing Stroll by Jack R Perry

Jack R Perry - Threesome
 

Threesome by Jack R Perry

Jack R Perry - Lunch Time
 

Lunch Time by Jack R Perry

Jack R Perry - Moving On
 

Moving On by Jack R Perry

Jack R Perry - Sandhills in the Sunset 1
 

Sandhills in the Sunset 1 by Jack R Perry

Jack R Perry - Evening Return
 

Evening Return by Jack R Perry

Jack R Perry - Crane Pair golden light
 

Crane Pair golden light by Jack R Perry

Jack R Perry - Early Filght
 

Early Filght by Jack R Perry

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