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The Annual Sandhill Crane Migration

Image courtesy: https://visitkearney.org/sandhill-cranes/ I've lived in Nebraska for twenty years and the one thing I've always wanted to do but never have is to see the annual migration of the Sandhill Cranes. Sandhill cranes, according to Wikipedia, " are a species of large crane of North America and extreme northeastern Siberia. The common name of this bird refers to a habitat like that at the Platte River, on the edge of Nebraska's Sandhills on the American Great Plains ." These cranes migrate from north to south, stopping in Nebraska in February, but you'll see the majority of them stop in my state by the third week of March . Visitors flock to the region every year during this time, and I got to join them last year. My dad and my uncle decided to make the trek there last year and invited me to join them, so I made the three-hour journey east from Omaha to Kearney on the last weekend of March 2023. My dad and my uncle are decent photographers with good ca

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