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2013-11-27 23:02:28

Top-rated birding and nature tour company, Naturalist Journeys, announces a return to Kearney, Nebraska along braided channels of the Platte River, where tour participants can experience the migration of hundreds of thousands of Sandhill Cranes with expert guides. Lincoln, Nebraska (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 Naturalist Journeys, a top Nature Tour Company, announces their annual March Nebraska Platte River Guided Birding Tour of the famous Sandhill Crane Migration. The company’s expert...

2013-05-29 23:00:48

Top nature and birding company Naturalist Journeys announces a fall nature adventure tour to Wisconsin, exploring special places touched by Leopold´s land ethic. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Naturalist Journeys, a top nature and birding tour company, is proud to announce their upcoming October 13 - 19, 2013, tour to Wisconsin and the sites that helped shape Leopold´s conservation principles. The eco-tour company´s owner Peg Abbott says, “If you are interested in...

2012-12-22 05:01:22

Top nature and birding tour company, Naturalist Journeys, announces exciting bird-watching tour to view spectacular Sandhill Cranes in Nebraska with expert guides. Lincoln, Nebraska (PRWEB) December 21, 2012 Naturalist Journeys, a top Nature Tour Company, is proud to announce their upcoming Nebraska Platte River Guided Birding Tour of the famous Sandhill Cranes. Expert birding tour guides Ed and Sil Pembleton have been traveling to see the annual Sandhill Crane migration on the Platte...

2009-04-03 20:15:17

A Sandhill crane was reunited with its mate in Wisconsin this week after more than six months recovering from an arrow wound. When the bird was released Wednesday near Wisconsin Rapids, where it was discovered in September, it flew into the air, heard a call and then reversed course to a nearby field, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported. There, it found its mate and the juvenile male it hatched last year. The other cranes migrated to Florida and back during the winter. The crane, an...

2008-10-13 09:00:25

There's been another rare whooping crane sighting in North Dakota. State Game and Fish Department biologist Mike Szymanski says two of the birds were spotted recently in Benson County, feeding in a field with sandhill cranes. A whooping crane also has been sighted in Emmons County this fall. Szymanski says whoopers are in the midst of their fall migration, and sightings will increase as they make their way through North Dakota during the next several weeks. The birds stand about 5...

2008-10-04 00:00:13

The state Game and Fish Department says a whooping crane was sighted in Emmons County recently, and it's reminding hunters to watch for the endangered birds. Department biologist Mike Szymanski says one of the whoopers was seen in a field with sandhill cranes. He says the rare birds are making their way through North Dakota on their fall migration route. Whoopers stand about 5 feet tall with a wingspan of about 7 feet from tip to tip. Szymanski says people who spot then should not...

2008-08-03 12:00:17

By Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Aug. 3--For the first time since the early 1900s, a pair of sandhill cranes has been documented as successfully breeding in northeastern North Dakota. The discovery first made news among birding enthusiasts in mid-July, when an observer reported seeing the cranes with a juvenile near Edinburg, N.D. Grand Forks birding expert Dave Lambeth photographed the parents and young crane Wednesday using a digital camera mounted on a spotting scope, a...


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2009-03-28 15:46:42

The Common Crane (Grus grus), also known as the Eurasian Crane, is a species of bird found in the northern parts of Europe and Asia. It has a global population of 210,000 to 250,000 individuals. The largest number of these birds nest in Russia and Scandinavia. In Great Britain the Common Crane became extinct in the 17th century, but a tiny population now breeds again in the Norfolk Broads and is slowly increasing. It is migratory and winters in areas of Africa, southern Europe, and southern...

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