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Early Fall Visit to Crex Meadows

Yesterday we drove up to Crex Meadows to check out the bird activity. Normally the Crex Meadows web site provides a summary of bird activity but the staff has been cut from five to two and they don’t always have the time to update the report. 168 more words

Bird Photography

October fest

The harvest moon has risen, there is a cool breeze in the evening and the sandhill cranes have returned to Isenberg. Everything is right with the world. 185 more words


SJRadio On Demand: Gregg Knutson talks Cranes,

Did you know there is a season on Sandhill Cranes in northwestern Minnesota?  Find out why there is a season and how the populations of cranes have grown across the state as we interview biologist and refuge manager Gregg Knutson.   80 more words



Every years as the hot summer months give way to the cool evening breezes of fall my thoughts turn to a small wetland outside Lodi and the annual arrival of the sandhill cranes. 196 more words


South Bound

The past few weeks, we have had an influx of visitors, as the sandhill crane population increased exponentially. A few stragglers still remain, but most have headed further south on their annual autumn migration. 13 more words


Sandhill Cranes at Bosque del Apache

Sandhills stay together in small family groups and when walking tend to follow a leader.

Thank you for following my blog. I enjoy adding a photo nearly every day. 67 more words