Tag: crane

There is no such thing as too close

There is no such thing as too close

As you can see in the video from the previous post, I had a situation with a Sandhill Crane last weekend that could have cost …

 

Call of the Sandhill

Call of the Sandhill

Yesterday, Julia and I had once again an awesome time at the Reifel Bird Sanctuary in Delta, BC. Not only was the weather perfect but …

 

Size vs Number

Size vs Number

Bathing in the last sun rays before the first snow, a Sandhill Crane is standing in front of a large flock of Long-billed Dowitchers at …

 

Departing Sandhills

Departing Sandhills

With the advent of freezing temperatures in the Vancouver area last week, these Sandhill Cranes at the Reifel Bird Sanctuary will continue their southwards migration …

 

Down south

Down south

A small flock of Common Cranes flying by the ruins of castle Rothenburg in the Kyffhäuser hills. Photographed by my brother while we were tracking …

 

I believe I can fly

I believe I can fly

It was the funniest thing to watch the sandhill crane baby running around. Spreading its wings and tumbling from one leg to the other as …

 

All you can eat

All you can eat

What does a sandhill crane baby do all day? – Eating, eating, eating! The little crane was constantly fed by his parents, but also managed …

 

Baby Sandhill Crane

Baby Sandhill Crane

Last weekend was Reifel time again because the Sandhill Crane babies have hatched! The pair had two eggs, both hatched a few days ago, but …

 

The sandhill crane nest

The sandhill crane nest

Over the past weekend, Julia and I went to Reifel again–twice! Lost of birds to see these days, and all of them are busy at …

 

The tidy feathers of a Sandhill

The tidy feathers of a Sandhill

A sandhille crane at the Reifel Bird Sanctuary tidying up his feathers.