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sand·hill crane

A large crane (Grus canadensis) of North America and northeastern Siberia, having gray plumage and a bald red forehead.

sand′hill crane`

a North American crane, Grus canadensis, having bluish gray plumage and a red forehead.
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One side of the teapot shows two Sandhill cranes (native to South Carolina) beneath a tall palm tree.
One side of the teapot shows two Sandhill cranes (native to South LIVE BIDDING: AUCTIONS -The Old Chapel, Nr Llangollen, Email: Carolina) beneath a tall palm tree.
I get to see tons of wildlife sandhill cranes, bald eagles, coyotes, deer.
15,20,21) In the successful treatment of capture myopathy in sandhill cranes, assisting the birds to a standing position with a towel and allowing them to walk with that support provided the necessary rehabilitation for the animals to recover.
Each August as thousands of Sandhill Cranes begin their southward progress from Alaska, the Tanana Valley rings with gathering calls.
We spotted a deer, a raccoon, birds of prey and rust-coloured sandhill cranes.
Sandhill cranes and deer dot the golf course views and eagles soar through skies painted with rainbows in Providence.
However, 37% of all waterbirds were light geese, and another 44% were Northern Shovelers (Anas clypeata), Sandhill Cranes, and White-fronted Geese (Anser albifrons; Fig.
Astoundingly, the sandhill cranes raised the whooping cranes as their own the young birds even followed the migration routes of their surrogate parents.
Distribution, abundance, and status of Cuban sandhill cranes (Grus canadensis nesiotes).
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is soliciting comments for its 2017-18 waterfowl and other migratory bird hunting regulations, including sandhill cranes.
Every March, more than 500,000 sandhill cranes converge in central Nebraska, fattening up on corn waste for their migration to Alaska, Canada, and Siberia.