Sandhill Crane Migration on Platte River Flyway in Nebraska

Sandhill Crane Migration Viewing Tips, Platte River Flyway Crane Viewing Blind Tour Info, Sandhill Crane Photos, South Central Nebraska near Platte River Area Maps for watching the Migrating Cranes feeding in the fields, and a couple of Videos at -- www.nebraskatravels.com/sandhill-crane-migration.html
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Sandhill Crane Chick with Mom -  The Chicks are also called colts.  The chicks usually stay with their parents for 9 to 10 months after hatching.

Sandhill Crane Chick with Mom - The Chicks are also called colts. The chicks usually stay with their parents for 9 to 10 months after hatching.

Half a million sandhill cranes pause on the Platte River in Nebraska during their spring flight from Mexico/southern U.S. to breeding grounds in the far north.

Sandhill Cranes, Platte River, Nebraska Photograph by Joel Sartore, National Geographic

See Nebraska's sandhill crane migration: http://www.midwestliving.com/travel/nebraska/see-nebraskas-sandhill-crane-migration/

See Nebraska's Sandhill Crane Migration

See Nebraska's sandhill crane migration: http://www.midwestliving.com/travel/nebraska/see-nebraskas-sandhill-crane-migration/

Sandhill Cranes at sunrise starting to "liftoff" from roosting overnight on on the Platte River southwest of Grand Island, NE. -- Tips on viewing the huge Sandhill Crane Migration in Nebraska on the Platte River Flyway + Info Links and 2 Videos at -- www.SandhillCraneMigration.com

A breathtaking Nebraska sunset that might have brought Neelie and Ian together in KEEPER OF MY HEART. Sandhill Cranes in flight

Sandhill Crane and Chick  - Photo by Scott Helfrich

Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis) - Windland Rice Awards 2013 by Scott Helfrich

Sandhill Crane Dance to impress his future mate for life. The courtship usually includes some very unusual dances. -- Many Sandhill Cranes grow to 4 feet tall and have a wingspan of 7 feet. They usually live 20 to 40 years.

The Crane one of two of of the main animals in our Hung Gar Style. The Crane attacks with grace but fiercely from the sides and the back. The Crane is on your side before you know it is attacking with precision, speed and effectiveness.

Why Sandhill Cranes Are Worth a Trip to Nebraska - WSJ    -- The Crane Trust Nature and Visitor Center  is just south of the  I-80 Alda Exit # 305 on Hwy 26,  which is Southwest of Grand Island about 11 miles.  --- The Rowe Sanctuary is Southwest of the I-80 Gibbon exit #285 on Elm Island Road just south of the Platte River and west from Hwy 10c -- about 17 miles SE of Kearney, NE. -- Crane Viewing Tips + Area Maps for viewing Cranes feeding in the fields at -- www.SandhillCraneMigration.com

Why Sandhill Cranes Are Worth a Trip to Nebraska

The annual sandhill crane migration is one of the world’s greatest natural spectacles. To see these statuesque, cacophonous frequent flyers on their favorite plains, head to Nebraska now.

Sandhill cranes roosting on sandbars along the Platte River during migration. Photo by Michael Forsberg

Sandhill cranes roosting on sandbars along the Platte River during migration. Photo by Michael Forsberg

Each spring, more than half a million Sandhill Cranes congregate along Nebraska's Platte River during their annual migration. Photo: Crane Trust

Each spring, more than half a million Sandhill Cranes congregate along Nebraska's Platte River during their annual migration.

Sandhill Crane parents and a chick.  -  More Crane Photos + Videos and Crane Viewing Tips on the Sandhill Crane Migration with Info Links at --  www.SandhillCraneMigration.com

Wildlife Photograph - Looking For A Handout by Carol Groenen

Sunrise Sandhill Cranes Group "Liftoff" - taken from Crane Trust Nature Viewing Blind on north edge of the Platte River in Nebraska -- More on Sandhill Crane Migration + Viewing tips & two Videos at -- www.SandhillCraneMigration.com

Sunrise Sandhill Cranes Group "Liftoff" - taken from Crane Trust Nature Viewing Blind on north edge of the Platte River in Nebraska

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