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(Neb)-Sandhills Cranes Arriving In Nebraska

By: John Axtell Posted at: 03/12/2018 11:36 AM
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Sandhill cranes have begun arriving in central Nebraska as part of their annual migration from wintering grounds in the southern U-S to their breeding grounds in Canada.

     . March is the prime time to see the roughly 500,000 sandhill cranes, about 80% of the world's total population, visit Nebraska to forage for food along the Platte River. Endangered whooping cranes and other rare birds also sometimes make an appearance.
     To learn more about the sandhill crane migration and the best way to view them, visit http://outdoornebraska.gov/cranes .


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