Tag: crane

  • Sandhill Crane Festival

    The festival schedule is made up of tours, workshops and the Sandhill Crane Festival Art show. Featured speakers for the event will be Dr. Richard Beilfuss (International Crane Foundation) and ...

  • 41st Annual Rivers and Wildlife Celebration

    Presented by Audubon Nebraska, Nebraska Bird Partnership and Audubon’s Rowe Sanctuary, the Rivers and Wildlife Celebration sees bird and wildlife enthusiasts gathering to celebrate the ...

  • Bird Species U - Z

    Bird Species U through Z Wandering Albatross (Diomedea exulans) Western Grebe (Aechmophorus occidentalis) Whooping Crane (Grus americana) Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) Wood Duck (Aix sponsa) Wood Stork (Mycteria americana) Wood Thrushes (Hylocichla mustelina) A – B | C – E | F – J | K – O | P – T | U – […]

  • Whooping Crane (Grus americana)

    Named for its whooping call, the Whooping Crane (Grus americana) is unique in a number of ways. Firstly, at 1.5 meters in height with a wingspan of 2.3 meters, this beautiful bird is the tallest bird in North America. It is also unique in that it is the only crane species that is found exclusively […]

  • Operation Migration Continues Despite Challenges

    A while back a feel-good family movie called “Fly Away Home” highlighted the work done by a group of people who call themselves Operation Migration. The job of these dedicated people is to ...

  • Bird Watching: Tanzania’s Spectacular Birdlife

    If you’re an avid bird watcher and you enjoy traveling to the far-flung corners of the earth in search of prime specimens, Tanzania should be your next birding destination. This ...

  • The Elegant Crane

    Almost every culture has at least one story about the majestic crane and they have long been depicted in art in different countries. These large birds have long legs and necks and so they stand ...

  • Birds of Eden – A Little Piece of Avian Heaven

    The lush Garden Route area along the coast of South Africa can readily be described as a piece of paradise. The world’s largest free flight bird sanctuary, Birds of Eden, is situated ...

  • Festival of the Cranes in New Mexico

    Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge situated south of Socorro, New Mexico, has developed into one of the most magnificent national wildlife sanctuaries in North America. It is here that ...