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Sandhill Crane Nest and Colts 2010

We came across this nesting Sandhill Crane pair while out hiking in a marsh. Not wanting to disturb the cranes, we stayed back in the brush and only visited the area once a week. On Mother's Day we were thrilled to find the eggs had hatched and two chicks being taken care of by the parents.

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Sandhill Crane Nesting Series
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Sandhill Crane Nesting Series
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Sandhill Crane Nesting Series #2
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Sandhill Crane Nesting Series #2
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Sandhill Crane Nesting Series #3
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Sandhill Crane Nesting Series #3
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Sandhill Crane Nesting Series #4
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Sandhill Crane Nesting Series #4
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Sandhill Crane Nesting Series #5
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Sandhill Crane Nesting Series #5
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Sandhill Crane Nesting Series #6
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Sandhill Crane Nesting Series #6
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Sandhill Crane Nesting Series #7
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Sandhill Crane Nesting Series #7
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Sandhill Crane Chicks - Knee High?
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Sandhill Crane Chicks - Knee High?
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Sandhill Crane Chicks - Mother's Day
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Sandhill Crane Chicks - Mother's Day
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Sandhill Crane Chicks #3
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Sandhill Crane Chicks #3
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Sandhill Crane Chicks - Feeding Time
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Sandhill Crane Chicks - Feeding Time
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Sandhill Crane Chicks #5
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Sandhill Crane Chicks #5
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Sandhill Crane Chicks - Relaxing on Mom
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Sandhill Crane Chicks - Peeking Around Mom
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Sandhill Crane Chick - Peeking Around #2
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Sandhill Crane Chick - Popping Through Mom's Feathers
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Sandhill Crane Chick - Climbing Through Mom's Feathers
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Sandhill Crane Chick - Climbing Thro…
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