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Tag Archives: sandhill cranes
I hope I’ve made it clear through the years that I am really grateful to have my job. During each March, one of the major perks is access to viewing blinds that allow a front row seat to watch migratory … Continue reading
This post was written by Evan Barrientos, one of our Hubbard Fellows. Evan is a talented writer and photographer and I encourage you to check out his personal blog. If you would like to see more of his photographs, you can … Continue reading
Despite snide comments from certain friends, I do – now and then – take photos of subjects other than insects and plants… As I write this, the annual sandhill crane migration phenomenon is taking place on Nebraska’s Platte River. The … Continue reading
This week, I present four photographs from one of the timelapse cameras along a restored wetland in our Platte River Prairies. All four photographs were taken automatically by the camera, and none are particularly striking images, artistically speaking. Nice sales job, eh? … Continue reading
March is always a busy time on Nebraska’s Platte River. It’s the beginning of prime prescribed fire season, of course, and a good time to work on fence repair and tree clearing projects. But there’s no question that sandhill cranes … Continue reading
This is a guest post by Eliza Perry, one of our Hubbard Fellows. After a few months with very little fresh air, we have been busy getting ready for the crane and burn seasons here on the Platte. Anne and … Continue reading
The sandhill cranes have returned for their annual visit to the Platte River of Nebraska, one of the greatest migratory phenomena in the world. The following is a guest post by Hubbard Fellow Anne Stine: Have you ever been scolded … Continue reading
It’s March, which means the sandhill cranes are back on the Central Platte River. Every spring, the entire mid-continent population of sandhill cranes (500,000-650,000 birds) comes to the Platte River to spend several weeks fueling up for the rest of their … Continue reading
I was fortunate enough to be in a viewing blind along the Platte River last Friday and Saturday nights, watching sandhill cranes coming in to roost. Both nights had fantastic weather, beautiful sunsets, and excellent opportunities for our guests to see cranes … Continue reading