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Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis)
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Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis)

General Description: Sandhill Cranes (Grus canadensis) are very large, long-legged, long-necked wading birds that fly with the neck stretched out. Adults are gray overall except for a red crown; juveniles are all brown. Sandhills sometimes appear to be stained with rusty red mud.

Taxonomy: Gruiformes, Gruidae, Gruinae.

Favored Habitat: Shallow ponds; marshes; stubble fields.

Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis)

Where to Find: Around Las Vegas, the Pahranagat Valley and the Overton Wildlife Management Area are likely places to find Sandhills.

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Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis) If you were a tasty kernel of corn or a little frog, this might be the last face you ever see!
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1,500 Sandhill Cranes; Wilcox, Arizona
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1,500 Sandhill Cranes; Wilcox, Arizona
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Sandhill Cranes with fledgeling; Homosassa Springs, Florida
Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis)
Sandhill Cranes with fledgeling; Homosassa Springs, Florida
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Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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